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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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In other words, slower muscle contractions generate more force.
The mutation is associated with malignant hyperthermia, a life-threatening inherited disorder of skeletal muscle in which commonly used general anesthetics trigger uncontrolled muscle contractions and dangerous increases in body temperature.
They are essential to many functions in the body, including nerve impulses, muscle contractions, pH regulation, hydration and many other metabolic processes.
Data for the three factors were needed to understand the muscle contraction and fatigability of the gastrocnemius muscle for each treatment concentration.
EMS stands for Electric Muscle Stimulation Training with over 50,000 muscle contractions in one session.
To investigate the potential impact of topiramate on muscle contraction, phrenic nerve-hemidiaphragm preparations were used as a neuromuscular junction model.
In this paper, we propose the extended capabilities of a force sensing device for muscle contraction and movement measurement.
Hence, the present study aimed to investigate the effect of modified Shaker exercise on the amplitude and duration of pharyngeal muscle contraction in healthy young adults using cervical auscultation.
Bonen, "Muscle contraction increases palmitate esterification and oxidation and triacylglycerol oxidation," The American Journal of Physiology, vol.
Surface electromyography (SEMG) is a noninvasive technique to measure muscle electrical activity during muscle contraction, which can reflect the functional status of muscles.
In the presence of Ca2 + ions is initiated muscle contraction (Botnar, 2015).