Michel Clémençon

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This study aimed to compare the magnitude and etiology of neuromuscular fatigue during maximal repeated contractions performed in two contraction modes (concentric vs isometric) and at two contraction velocities (30/s vs 240°/s). Eleven lower limb-trained males performed 20 sets of maximal contractions at three different angular velocities: 0°/s (KE0), 30/s(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship of maximal leg power and its corresponding determinants (eg, optimal velocity and optimal torque) measured during maximal voluntary knee extension to physical functional performance of older women. DESIGN Descriptive. SETTING Community retirement homes. PARTICIPANTS Women (N=39) aged 72 to 96 years. INTERVENTIONS(More)
Rapid force production is critical to improve performance and prevent injuries. However, changes in rate of force/torque development caused by the repetition of maximal contractions have received little attention. The aim of this study was to determine the relative influence of rate of torque development (RTD) and peak torque (T(peak)) on the overall(More)
This study aimed to determine mountain ultra-marathon (MUM) performance factors in a large group of endurance mountain runners. Maximal aerobic speed (MAS) was assessed one week prior to the MUM. The level and graded (10%) energy cost of running, stiffness, knee extensors force (KEf), and jump height on a counter movement jump (CMJ) were measured in 24 male(More)
Mountain endurance running has increased in popularity in recent years. Thus the aim of the present study was to determine if maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) and energy cost of running (Cr) measured during level and uphill running are associated. Ten high level male endurance mountain runners performed three maximal oxygen uptake tests at three slope(More)
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