Isotonic Contraction

Known as: Isotonic Contractions, Contraction, Isotonic, isotonic muscle contraction 
Muscle contraction with negligible change in the force of contraction but shortening of the distance between the origin and insertion.
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We investigated the firing rate of motor units in the vastus lateralis muscle in five healthy young men (mean = 21.4 yr, SD = 0.9… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Individual trials of small-volume resuscitation of 7.5% NaCl (HS) with and without 6% dextran 70 (HSD) for the… (More)
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1988
1988
Fatiguabilities of mouse diaphragm muscle in vitro in isometric and isotonic contractions were compared in this study. Isolated… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
1. We investigated the possibility that increase or decrease in the monosynaptic reflex excitability of the soleus muscle in man… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
The products of MgATP hydrolysis bind to the nucleotide site of myosin and thus may be expected to inhibit the contraction of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
1. The electrical activity of up to eight concurrently active motor units has been recorded from the human deltoid and first… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
The characteristics of vibration-induced illusory joint movements were studied in healthy human subjects. Unseen by the subject… (More)
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1981
1981
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The onset of fatigue has been studied by relating motor unit activity and surface myoelectric activity during constant force… (More)
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1977
1977
Canine tracheal smooth muscle was used as an in vitro model of smooth muscle in intrapulmonary airways to determine whether… (More)
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1976
1976
Smooth muscle cells of the guinea-pig taenia coli were studied in light and electron microscopy, in condition of mild stretch or… (More)
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