Strength Gains by Motor Imagery with Different Ratios of Physical to Mental Practice

@inproceedings{Reiser2011StrengthGB,
  title={Strength Gains by Motor Imagery with Different Ratios of Physical to Mental Practice},
  author={Mathias Reiser and Dirk Buesch and J{\"o}rn Munzert},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
  year={2011}
}
The purpose of this training study was to determine the magnitude of strength gains following a high-intensity resistance training (i.e., improvement of neuromuscular coordination) that can be achieved by imagery of the respective muscle contraction imagined maximal isometric contraction (IMC training). Prior to the experimental intervention, subjects completed a 4-week standardized strength training program. 3 groups with different combinations of real maximum voluntary contraction (MVC) and… CONTINUE READING
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