Kaoru Kishibuchi

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This study investigated the relationship between daytime physical activity patterns and physical fitness in elderly women. The subjects comprised 19 elderly women who resided in a nursing home. Time spent lying, sitting, standing and walking and the number of steps taken during the daytime from 10:00 to 16:00 were measured to determine physical activity(More)
Redundant and/or complicated muscle activations between synergist muscles have been demonstrated during low-level sustained contractions. Identification of a key muscle for this phenomenon allows for the simplification of motor control during prolonged contraction. In this study, we have identified a key muscle for involuntary alternate muscle activity of(More)
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