TONIC CONTRACTION

the sustained contractions of various groups of muscle fibers in a muscle to keep persistent muscular tension.

TONIC CONTRACTION: "Tonic contractions are sought in several leg and glute exercises."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TONIC CONTRACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tonic-contraction/ (accessed February 11, 2020).
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