Effects of 20-day bed rest with and without strength training on postural sway during quiet standing.

@article{Kouzaki2007EffectsO2,
  title={Effects of 20-day bed rest with and without strength training on postural sway during quiet standing.},
  author={M. Kouzaki and Kei Masani and Hiroshi Akima and Hatuki Shirasawa and Hideoki Fukuoka and Hiroaki Kanehisa and Tetsuo Fukunaga},
  journal={Acta physiologica},
  year={2007},
  volume={189 3},
  pages={279-92}
}
AIM To examine the effect of unweighting as a possible contributory factor to a reduced calf muscle volume on postural sway during quiet standing, changes in postural sway following bed rest with or without strength training were investigated. METHODS Twelve young men participated in a 20-day bed-rest study. Subjects were divided into a non-training group (BR-Con) and a strength training group (BR-Tr). For the BR-Tr group, training was comprised of dynamic calf-raise and leg-press exercises… CONTINUE READING

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