Archives: Mar '16

Eccentric Muscle Contractions

Eccentric Muscle Contractions By Jeff Farinella, Physical Therapist Let’s start with the basics about two types of muscle contractions: Concentric and Eccentric. Most of us are aware of concentric contractions, while many inadvertently neglect the ever-important eccentric contractions. A concentric muscle contraction is one in which the muscle origin and insertion move closer together, i.e.…

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March 2, 2016