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Mat Muscle Activation Technique
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Contracts muscles: Muscle stimulation causes muscle to contract so it really is not an alternative to muscle stretching. Some feel it is useful for strengthening muscles. ...Read more
Yes: Isometric exercise is a form of exercise involving the static contraction of a muscle without any visible movement in the angle of the joint. This type of workout is useful for rehabilitation and increases muscular strength. Unless you are an astronaut in zero gravity, nasa concluded isometrics promote muscle growth but failed to prevent a decrease in the amount of contractile proteins in muscle. ...Read more
No: Ems causes muscles to contract and may help to strengthen muscles. You still have to stretch to gain muscle length and flexibility. ...Read more
Build muscle: Dr.Kots was able to show, using a tensiometric device, that the muscle tension produced in a maximal ems contraction can be up to 30% higher than a maximal voluntary contraction. This finding was corroborated by independent studies and makes intuitive sense, given the nature of the body's energy conservation system. This paper was published 1973 in montreal concordia univ by dr.Kots of ussr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle fibers forming pacemaker are less striated than other muscle fibers..But does it help the pacemaker conduct impulse faster, how?
Are there ways to increase/built the following muscles by simple home excersises? 1. Trapezius 2. Deltoids 3. Biceps-triceps
Use a trainer: The important muscles to build are the latissimus, pects major, trapezius, deltoid, biceps and triceps. Please make sure that the training is under supervision from someone experienced in training. ...Read more
Patient with excellent result of prior (x3) spinal fusion. Severe paraspinous muscle spasm with MRI showing paraspinous muscle atrophy edema. Rx?
Which has the potential to increase bone mass density the most, strength training (1-5 reps) or hypertrophy (8-12 reps). I use a pair of dumbbells?
Weight bearing: Weight bearing exercise, such as walking, is the best form of exercise to increase bone mass density. Strength training and hypertrophic exercises can increase muscle strength and size, respectively, and may be somewhat helpful for increasing bone mass density, but the exercise method of choice is weight bearing. Carrying weight while walking can increase benefit. ...Read more
Could you safely put a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (tens) machine over the liver?
Yes: This will not harm the liver.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: As the technology stands now, the quick answer is no. ...Read more
No: The effects of muscle stretching are different than resistance training. Both are important. Stretching, particularly after you are warmed up helps balance the muscles from the front of the body with the muscles in the back of the body. This is important to avoid injury and help your joints work with less stress. Resistance training will build muscle strength by inducing muscles to enlarge. ...Read more
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