eccentric exercise


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eccentric exercise

a voluntary muscle activity in which there is an overall lengthening of the muscle in response to external resistance.

eccentric exercise

An exercise in which there is overall lengthening of the muscle in response to an external resistance.
See: concentric muscle contraction; eccentric muscle contraction
See also: exercise
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The results of the present study show that the moderate-intensity downhill walk at -16% grade or eccentric exercise caused significantly less physical exertion and cardiovascular stress as compared to an uphill walk at +16% grade or concentric exercise in healthy, young individuals with a sedentary lifestyle.
The magnitude of muscle strain does not influence serial sarcomere number adaptations following eccentric exercise.
NAC or placebo was administered daily during an 8day recovery after an acute intense eccentric exercise protocol as previously published [3].
Advise patients with Achilles tendinopathy that a combination of prolotherapy and eccentric exercise is likely to provide more rapid and sustained pain relief than either option alone, (A)
The effect of caffeine consumption on serum creatine kinase levels after eccentric exercise was measured.
Eccentric exercise protocols for patella tendinopathy: should we really be withdrawing athletes from sport?
Most studies used eccentric exercise or effort on ergometer instead of effort in terms of training specific to each discipline.
They randomized 54 eccentric exercise naive patients to either PRP or saline injection with a needling technique.
65,66,67) Although evidence of histological changes following a program of eccentric exercise is lacking, and the mechanisms by which eccentric exercises may help to resolve the pain of tendinopathy remain unclear, (68) some researchers report excellent clinical results.
Eccentric exercise has much greater impact on these factors--calcineurin and muscle stress--than other types of activity.
The evidence suggests that the eccentric loading profiles are clinically more efficacious at the ankle joint than at other joints, and therefore further understanding of the mechanisms is required to validate that eccentric exercise per se has a direct impact on all tendinopathies.