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What is the definition or description of: Muscle contractions?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Shortening

When a muscle contracts, it basically shortens.
In a skeletal muscle, the shortening of the muscles then pulls on a tendon causing motion to occur in an adjacent joint.

In brief: Shortening

When a muscle contracts, it basically shortens.
In a skeletal muscle, the shortening of the muscles then pulls on a tendon causing motion to occur in an adjacent joint.
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