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Related to concentric muscle contraction: hypertrophy, isotonic muscle contraction, eccentric muscle contraction
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CONTRACTION. An abbreviation; a mode of writing or printing by which some of the letters of a word are omitted. See Abbreviations.

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The eccentric muscle contractions result in less cardiovascular and physical stress than the concentric muscle contractions due to the different mechanisms involved in these two types of muscle movements.
Greater movement-related cortical potential during human eccentric versus concentric muscle contractions.
The EMG spectrum from eccentric, concentric muscle contractions and increased serum levels of muscle proteins such as creatine kinase (CK) in humans were studied as a factor of mechanical damage of muscle fiber and functional change of metabolic tissue [13,14].