synergistic muscles


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syn·er·gis·tic mus·cles

muscles having a similar and mutually helpful function or action.

synergistic muscles

groups of muscles that contract together to accomplish the same body movement.

syn·er·gis·tic mus·cles

(sin'ĕr-jist'ik mŭs'ĕlz)
Muscles having a similar and mutually helpful function or action.

synergistic muscles

Muscles aiding one another in function.
See also: muscle
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7) In support of this principle, there is an extensive body of work demonstrating that significant amounts of force are transmitted amongst multiple antagonist and synergistic muscle groups across joint capsules through various sections of extra- and intramuscular fascia.
It is suspected that at higher intensities (larger percentages of HAT) there is less time for implementing a motor control strategy that coordinates load sharing across synergistic muscles.