concentric exercise


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Related to concentric exercise: isokinetic exercise, eccentric exercise

concentric exercise

A form of isotonic exercise in which the muscle fibers shorten as tension develops.
See: concentric muscle contraction; eccentric muscle contraction
See also: exercise
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[14] In a study, RPP calculated for young participants after concentric exercise was 209 [+ or -] 46 while after eccentric exercise was 151 [+ or -] 27.
Similar results were shown for the intensity patterns for the t-vector following the concentric exercise, regardless of the type of muscle action that was performed.
In relation to the type of exercise, 57.14% of the studies performed concentric exercises in association or not to eccentric and/or isometric exercise.
Quadriceps concentric and eccentric exercise 1: Changes in contractile and electrical activity following eccentric and concentric exercise. J Sci Med Sport.
Nevertheless, ECC exercise also activates some other stimuli like reactive oxygen species production with more potency than concentric exercise (Isner-Horobeti et al., 2014) that could compensate for the lack of activation of metabolic sensors.
Plyometric exercise has been shown to elicit higher DOMS than concentric exercise but less than eccentric exercise (Brockett et al., 1997).
Muscle biopsies have revealed that eccentric exercise causes more damage to the Z-bands in sarcomeres and myofibrils, followed by a major inflammatory reaction, loss of muscle functionality and delayed pain as compared to concentric exercise (Gibala et al., 1995; Jones et.