Cross education and immobilisation: mechanisms and implications for injury rehabilitation.


OBJECTIVES Unilateral strength training produces an increase in strength of the contralateral homologous muscle group. This process of strength transfer, known as cross education, is generally attributed to neural adaptations. It has been suggested that unilateral strength training of the free limb may assist in maintaining the functional capacity of an… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2011.07.007


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