Load-Velocity Relation in Muscle Contraction

Resource ID Posted Format
1400 March 4, 2009 Image, Animation
McGill University Faculty of Medicine


This resource represent a schematic of velocity of contraction versus force of the load and defining power as a function of those components.


  1. To be able to define the power of muscle contraction in relationship to the velocity of contraction and the load of the muscle.


  • Load, Power, Velocity, Dental, Force, Muscle Contraction (MeSH), Muscles (MeSH), Movement (MeSH), Musculoskeletal Physiological Processes (MeSH), Musculoskeletal System (MeSH)

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Learning

Academic Focus

  • Basic Sciences
    • Physiology

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Dental Student
    • Medical Student

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