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Contraction

In a business cycle, the time between the peak and the bottom. That is, a contraction occurs between the end of economic growth and the end of the subsequent recession. Contractions are characterized by layoffs, a decline in GDP, and other negative factors. However, historically, contractions have tended not to last as long as expansions.
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Unexpectedly, further work demonstrated that these mice exhibit similar uncontrolled muscle contractions - a classic heat stroke response - during exposure to high temperatures or when exercising under warm conditions.
FOUND most abundant inside the cells of your body, potassium plays an important role in nerve transmission, muscle contractions and glucose metabolism.
This suggests that treatment 1 gave higher than normal values for all three parameters; therefore, it is beneficial in increasing muscle contraction and fatigability.
Conclusion: To our knowledge, our study is the first to show the effects of topiramate on muscle contraction and neuromuscular junction transmission.
Almost all movements of the organs in the body are result of the muscle contraction. The coordinated action results of joints and bones and skeletal muscles produce obvious movements such as walking, running and other organ movements.
Descriptive statistics were used to obtain mean and standard deviation of amplitude and duration of pharyngeal muscle contraction. One-way mixed ANOVA was also carried out, keeping gender as a between-group variable and effect of exercise (with and without exercise) as a within-group variable.
Qvortrup et al., "Decrease in intramuscular lipid droplets and translocation of HSL in response to muscle contraction and epinephrine," Journal of Lipid Research, vol.
To analyze the changes of SEMG signal with muscle force and fatigue, various SEMG signal characteristics, including amplitude-based features, spectral features, time-frequency features, and nonlinear features of SMEG, have been analyzed during muscle contraction [27-29].
In issuing his theory, Huxley went from a few electron optical observations performed at varying degrees of muscle contraction. Thus, it has been observed that between the thick myosin filaments and actin thin bridges formed during transverse shrinkage, in which the sides of the projections that change their position myosin and attached to the actin.
Molecular and Physiological Mechanisms of Muscle Contraction
Nitrates are converted by the body into nitric oxide, which initial studies have found can increase muscle contraction speed and power, according to lead researcher Linda R.
Once modulated with appropriate parameters, these currents can act in several different roles such as analgesia, muscle contraction, improved local circulation, fluid drainage, toning or muscle relaxation, improved regeneration, and healing of tissue (10).