Electromyostimulation training effects on neural drive and muscle architecture.

  title={Electromyostimulation training effects on neural drive and muscle architecture.},
  author={Julien Gondin and Marie Guette and Yves Ballay and Alain Martin},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={37 8},
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of 4 and 8 wk of electromyostimulation (EMS) training on both muscular and neural adaptations of the knee extensor muscles. METHODS Twenty males were divided into the electrostimulated group (EG, N = 12) and the control group (CG, N = 8). The training program consisted of 32 sessions of isometric EMS over an 8-wk period. All subjects were tested at baseline (B) and retested after 4 (WK4) and 8 (WK8) wk of EMS training. The EMG… 

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