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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The results of the present study are consistent with the reporting of the previous studies that have compared the eccentric exercise with concentric exercise for cardiovascular response.
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.
M, 1997, Influence of Previous Concentric Exercise on Eccentric Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage, J Sports Sci, 1997; 15(5), 477-83.
14% of the studies performed concentric exercises in association or not to eccentric and/or isometric exercise.
Nevertheless, ECC exercise also activates some other stimuli like reactive oxygen species production with more potency than concentric exercise (Isner-Horobeti et al.
Quadriceps concentric and eccentric exercise 1: Changes in contractile and electrical activity following eccentric and concentric exercise.