author={Nicolas Babault and Gilles Cometti and Michel Pousson and Jean-Claude Chatard},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
The present study investigated the influence of a 12-week electromyostimulation (EMS) training program performed by elite rugby players. Twenty-five rugby players participated in the study, 15 in an electrostimulated group and the remaining 10 in a control group. EMS was conducted on the knee extensor, plantar flexor, and gluteus muscles. During the first 6 weeks, training sessions were carried out 3 times a week and during the last 6 weeks, once a week. Iso-kinetic torque of the knee extensors… 

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