An inverted seated posture decreases elbow flexion force and muscle activation

@article{Hearn2009AnIS,
  title={An inverted seated posture decreases elbow flexion force and muscle activation},
  author={James Hearn and Farrell Cahill and David G Behm},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={106},
  pages={139-147}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine if discrepancies exist between upright and inverted seated positions in isometric maximal voluntary contraction (MVC) elbow flexor force, MVC force produced in the first 100 ms (F100), MVC rate of force development, electromyographic (EMG) activity of the biceps and triceps as well as heart rate and blood pressure. The results showed significantly (p < 0.01) higher MVC force (543.6 ± 29.6 vs. 486.5 ± 23.0 N), F100 (328.3 ± 94.5 vs. 274.6 ± 101.8 N… CONTINUE READING

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