Does a mental training session induce neuromuscular fatigue?

  title={Does a mental training session induce neuromuscular fatigue?},
  author={Vianney Rozand and Florent Lebon and Charalambos Papaxanthis and Romuald Lepers},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={46 10},
UNLABELLED Mental training, as physical training, enhances muscle strength. Whereas the repetition of maximal voluntary contractions (MVC) induces neuromuscular fatigue, the effect of maximal imagined contractions (MIC) on neuromuscular fatigue remains unknown. Here, we investigated neuromuscular alterations after a mental training session including MIC, a physical training session including MVC, and a combined training session including both MIC and MVC of the elbow flexor muscles. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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