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Electromyography assessment of muscle recruitment strategies during high-intensity exercise

Billaut, Francois (2011) Electromyography assessment of muscle recruitment strategies during high-intensity exercise. In: Advances in Applied Electromyography. Mizrahi, Joseph, ed. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 25-40.

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Abstract

Electromyography (EMG) is an experimental technique concerned with the recording and analysis of myoelectric signals. Since the EMG signal detected on the surface of the skin directly reflects the recruitment and firing characteristics of the detected motor units within an area, EMG activity can be used to study the neuromuscular activation of muscles within postural tasks, functional movements, work conditions and treatment/training regimes (Basmajian and De Luca 1985).

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9789533073828
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23521, intense exercise, muscle activation, repeated-sprint exercise, down-regulation, muscle recruitment
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
SEO Classification > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2012 03:18
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 03:18
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8690
DOI: 10.5772/24358
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