Isotonic Contraction?


Isotonic contraction occurs when a muscle shortens under a constant load. It involves a change in the muscle's length and an augmentation in muscle tension. This is opposite of isometric contraction where the muscle length and the resistance against them does not change.
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An isotonic contraction is a contraction where the force of the muscle contraction is stable and the length of the muscle change. The two types of isotonic contractions are concentric contraction where the muscle tension rises to meet the resistance, then remains the same as the muscle shortens and eccentric where the muscle lengthens owing to the resistance being greater than the force produced by the muscle. An example of an isotonic contraction is lifting an object at a constant speed.
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Isotonic contractions. This happens when the muscle shortens as it contracts
n An increase in muscular tension during movement without resistance (either lengthening or shortening), as in free opening and closing of the jaws.
An example of isotonic contraction can be seen when we flex the bicep muscle.
In an isotonic contraction, tension remains unchanged and the muscle's length changes. Lifting an object at a constant speed is an example of isotonic contractions. A near isotonic
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