muscle contraction

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Synonyms for muscle contraction

(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)

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Magnesium plays a vital part in muscle contraction and helps to boost energy levels.
EMS stands for Electric Muscle Stimulation Training with over 50,000 muscle contractions in one session.
Conclusion: To our knowledge, our study is the first to show the effects of topiramate on muscle contraction and neuromuscular junction transmission.
In principle, the muscle contraction and force production is associated with the sliding filament theory, which is a sliding of the thin or acting filaments and the thick or the myosin filament [12], [13].
In issuing his theory, Huxley went from a few electron optical observations performed at varying degrees of muscle contraction.
In our model, actin filaments can be manually slided over myosin filaments as is given in the sliding filament theory of muscle contraction and Z disc also move along with movement of actin filaments.
Vibrato may have a stabilizing effect on combined cricothyroid (CT) and thyroarytenoid (TA) muscle contraction.
This group served as control group 1 and dose-response curve of histamine was compared with that of insulin to determine the magnitude of insulin- mediated contraction because in research studies histamine-mediated airway smooth muscle contraction is commonly taken as standard (100 percent) Ref Needed.
Muscle contraction, patients' pain degree, and treatment regimen and agents which are used in general anesthesia were not stated in their paper.
The muscle contraction mechanism is a complex process where both the nerve and the muscle are involved in a synapse known as the Neuromuscular Junction.
The present results suggest that magnolol inhibits colonic smooth muscle contraction through downregulating L-type [Ca.
The origin of the terms "Concentric and Eccentric", were related to muscle contraction in basic physiology science.
Both products include a lower dose of acetaminophen, aimed at offering patients suffering from tension headaches or muscle contraction a safer treatment option.
The new version provides greater movement in the thumb and can be controlled by muscle contraction or a mobile phone app.
and Baryakhtar (Institute of Magnetism, Kiev) share the results of their research into the role that hydrogen bonds in biological molecules play in the stimulation of muscle contraction and other biological motions.