Acute effects of fatigue of the plantarflexor muscles on different postural tasks.

@article{Bisson2010AcuteEO,
  title={Acute effects of fatigue of the plantarflexor muscles on different postural tasks.},
  author={Etienne J. Bisson and Shawn Chopra and Elie Azzi and Anne Morgan and Martin Bilodeau},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={482-6}
}
Although the effect of muscle fatigue on posture is apparent, results are inconsistent across studies and this may be due to differences in the fatigue protocol, postural stance used and/or amount of visual information provided. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that fatigue would have a more pronounced effect for more difficult compared with less difficult postural tasks. Twenty-three young adults (mean age 22 ± 3 years) were asked to perform three different postural tasks… CONTINUE READING

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