Changes in muscle contractile properties and neural control during human muscular fatigue

@article{Biglandritchie1984ChangesIM,
  title={Changes in muscle contractile properties and neural control during human muscular fatigue},
  author={B. Bigland-ritchie and J. J. Woods},
  journal={Muscle \& Nerve},
  year={1984},
  volume={7}
}
The factors limiting force production and exercise endurance time have been briefly described, together with some of the changes occurring at various sites within the muscle and central nervous system. Evidence is presented that, in fatigue of sustained maximal voluntary contractions (MVC) executed by well‐motivated subjects, the reduction in force generating capacity need not be due to a decline in central nervous system (CNS) motor drive or to failing neuromuscular transmission, but can be… 
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