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. the muscle shortens during the movement. In a typical bicep curl, the concentric phase is the lifting of the weighted hand up toward the shoulder…….to continue reading please complete form below

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *