muscle tone


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muscle tone

[′məs·əl ‚tōn]
(physiology)
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OSA only happens during sleep, for the same muscle tone reasons associated with snoring.
The genetic disorder causes floppy muscle tone in his body - affecting the muscles that control both physical movement and breathing.
Acupuncture needles stimulate muscle tone in the face.
Additionally, his arm and leg movements were somewhat jerky due to poor muscle tone and weakness of an unknown origin.
The muscle tone in his right leg and both arms was grade 3; however, he could not move his left leg.
Exercises include throwing and catching (good for upper arms) and jumping with a skipping rope (legs) which builds stamina and muscle tone.
These new machines mean we can now offer a complete body workout to improve muscle tone and posture.
The Luigi technique has not only helped relieve my headaches, but has also improved my breathing, posture, muscle tone, and, most of all, has sparked my creativity.
Regular massage improves posture, muscle tone and flexibility, training your body for labor.
Football is good for your muscle tone and for your heart,'' she says.