|Lateral Epicondylitis Rehab: Are Eccentric Exercises best?|
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(An ‘Eccentric’ contraction is simply the controlled lengthening of a muscle against resistance – Picture the lowering of a dumbbell weight in a Biceps curl, for instance.)
Based on several medical studies, there’s definitely evidence to support the idea that performing eccentric muscle contractions may (in certain cases) be superior to concentric ones when it comes to tendon rehabilitation.
This is especially true when it comes to Tendinosis, which most Tennis Elbow cases turn out to be.
A lot of the buzz seems to revolve around a single study – A small, but apparently successful study: Read the full post on Eccentric Exercise