Problem

Muscle tension

Nature:

In physiology, medicine, and anatomy, muscle tone (residual muscle tension or tonus) 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 declines during REM sleep.

Narrower Problems:
Muscle bracing
Related Problems:
Ataxia
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Subject(s):
Date of last update
13.04.2000 – 00:00 CEST