Intermuscle differences in activation.

  title={Intermuscle differences in activation.},
  author={David G Behm and Jeff Whittle and D. T. Button and Kevin Power},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  volume={25 2},
The objective of this study was to investigate differences within individual subjects in the ability to activate the quadriceps, plantar flexors (PF), dorsiflexors (DF), and elbow flexors (EF) during isometric contractions. Twelve male subjects performed submaximal and maximal voluntary isometric contractions, and maximal tetanic contractions were also induced by electrical stimulation. The interpolated twitch technique was used to gauge the extent of muscle inactivation or inability to produce… CONTINUE READING

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