What would you like to do?

What is active insufficiency of muscles?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

When a muscle reaches a point where it cannot shorten any farther it is has reached active insufficiency. A muscle becomes actively insufficient at the end of the range of motion that it produces.


Active insufficiency can also occur at a muscles lengthened state.
Either a shortened or lengthened state of a muscle can result in active insufficiency and thus reduction in force capabilities.
4 people found this useful
Thanks for the feedback!

How many active muscles are in your body?

It usually varies around 640 to 850. It also depends on the person. If they have paralyzed muscles, they are not considered active.

How are muscles activated?

muscles are activated when Oxigen goes trough your bood system, trough your veins and finaly to your Muscles making them move (Muscle Power..ACTIVATE! lol i always wanted to s

What is the Difference between active and passive insufficiency?

active sufficiency is the inability of a muscle to shorten enough to cause full range of motion simultaneously at both joints it passes whereas passive insufficiency is the in

What is Outer range activities for muscles?

"Muscle range is usually better described as muscle extensibility.This is about muscles having the normal length so when they arepassively stretched a normal length is achieve

What muscles are active while running?

Your triceps and biceps. Your calfs and thigh muscles. there, i think, are muscles in your tourso that are active. then your heart and lungs.
In Uncategorized

What activity use 18 muscles?

Supposedly, smiling is the activity that uses 18 muscles, while frowning allegedly takes 43. To date, however, there is no definitive evidence as to how many muscles it takes