Eccentric Contraction

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Muscle Contraction - Contractions - Eccentric Contraction - Eccentric Contractions in Movement
... Eccentric contractions normally occur as a braking force in opposition to a concentric contraction to protect joints from damage ... During virtually any routine movement, eccentric contractions assist in keeping motions smooth, but can also slow rapid movements such as a punch or throw ... rapid movements such as pitching during baseball involves reducing eccentric braking allowing a greater power to be developed throughout the movement ...

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