- 11-16-2008, 08:18 PM
Hey guys, just wondering if anyone could help me out with a question i was given in a Uni class.
Muscle co-contraction provides stability to joints and balance to our posture. When would muscle co-contraction/co-activation (the simultaneous activation of both the agonist and antagonist muscle) be considered undesirable or unwanted?
Do you guys think that muscle co-activation would reduce the strength that could be produced by the agonist muscle?
- 11-23-2008, 10:54 PM
I believe an antagonist is relaxed while an agonist is contracted
- 11-23-2008, 11:16 PM
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thats my thought.
11-23-2008, 11:19 PM
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