ISOTONIC CONTRACTION

is a type of muscle contraction in which the muscle shortens and thickens like when a person flexes the biceps muscle.

ISOTONIC CONTRACTION: "Isotonic Contraction is when the muscle shortens and thickens, say, as when flexing the biceps muscle."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ISOTONIC CONTRACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/isotonic-contraction/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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