4016 Isotonic, Isometric and Isokinetic

Isotonic and Isometric Contractions


Excessive muscle tone


Below normal muscle tone

Isotonic contractions

A muscle contraction where the tension within the muscle does not change

In This Chapter

Muscle Contractions – Definitions

Isotonic Concentric Contractions

Isotonic Eccentric Contractions

Muscle Contractions – Overview

Isometric Contractions

Isokinethic Contractions

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