Exercise

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Exercise

To put into action, practice, or force; to make use of something, such as a right or option.

To exercise dominion over land is to openly indicate absolute possession and control.

To exercise discretion is to choose between doing and not doing something, the decision being based on sound judgment.

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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.
(2014) Effect of eccentric vs concentric exercise training on mitochondrial function.
(2000) Effects of damaging exercise on muscle soreness and plasma creatine kinase levels and its comparison with eccentric and concentric exercise. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 14, 68-74.
With regard to kidney tissue, the considerable responsiveness to concentric exercise (Figure 1) was indeed expected, if one considers there was an increase in blood pressure and glomerular pressure, resulting in turn, from a variety of factors such as dehydration, hyperfiltration of damaged enzymes and other proteins originated in the micro-lesions (Bassit et al., 2008; Egermann et al., 2003; Fallon et al., 2001; Noakes, 1987).
A recent in vivo investigation demonstrated that peak tension forces in eccentric exercise are of the same magnitude as those seen in concentric exercise (Rees et al., 2009).
But recent studies on concentric exercises discredit this theory as concentric exercises do not induce soreness.5 Normally, it takes one hour to return to baseline level following exercise.