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Keywords: motor unit
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (2): 197–204.
Published: 1 January 2016
... are usually unable to fully activate their muscles during a maximal lengthening contraction and that motor unit activity during submaximal lengthening actions differs from that during shortening actions. Contrary to common knowledge, however, more recent studies have found that the recruitment order of motor...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (14): 2519–2528.
Published: 15 June 2004
...James M. Wakeling; Antra I. Rozitis SUMMARY Myoelectric signals measured using intramuscular electromyograms (EMGs) in animals have shown that faster motor units generate higher frequencies in their power spectra. However, evidence to relate myoelectric frequency and motor unit type from...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (3): 359–369.
Published: 1 February 2002
...James M. Wakeling; Motoshi Kaya; Genevieve K. Temple; Ian A. Johnston; Walter Herzog SUMMARY Motor units are the functional units of muscle contraction in vertebrates. Each motor unit comprises muscle fibres of a particular fibre type and can be considered as fast or slow depending on its fibre...