What Is a Contraction in Which the Muscle Shortens and Work Is Done?


A contraction in which the muscle shortens and work is done is referred to as a concentric contraction. This type of muscle contraction usually produces a force that is large enough to overcome the resistance of the load.
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This is muscle flexion or isotonic contraction.
In concentric contraction, the muscle length
c. myofibrils. Shortening of the sarcomeres in a myofibril produces the shortening of the myofibril and, in turn, of the muscle fiber of which it is a part. Source(s) http://users.rcn.com
Isotonic contraction, specifically the concentric type.
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