KNOWLATIVE

Vocabulary

Hypertonic Muscle

In Kinesiology, we consider only functional unbalances and not organical/neurological/anatomical conditions.  A muscle that responds “Strong” to MRT and cannot be inhibited using...

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Hypotonic Muscle

In Kinesiology, we consider only functional unbalances and not organical/neurological/anatomical conditions.  A muscle that responds “Weak” to MRT is a Hypotonic muscle. This state...

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Muscle Tone or Tension

The tone or tension of a muscle is the continuous and passive partial contraction of the muscles, or the muscle's resistance to passive stretch during resting state. It helps to maintain posture and...

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Normotonic Muscle

A Normotonic muscle is a muscle that responds in a balanced way to Muscle Response Testing (MRT).  It is nor an Hypotonic Muscle nor an Hypertonic Muscle, it has a normal Tone. The evaluation of...

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Weak Muscle

A “Weak” muscle is a Hypotonic Muscle.  In Knowlative we try to avoid as much as possible the use of “weak” referred to a muscle because the term is inprecise and misleading. With Muscle Response...

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Strong Muscle

A “Strong” muscle is either a Balanced Muscle or a Hypertonic Muscle. In Knowlative we try to avoid as much as possible the use of “strong” referred to a muscle because the term is inprecise and...

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