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Older adults' neuromuscular adaptations to resistence training and effects on challenging gait tasks

Lamoureux, Ecosse. 2001, Older adults' neuromuscular adaptations to resistence training and effects on challenging gait tasks, Ph.D. thesis, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title Older adults' neuromuscular adaptations to resistence training and effects on challenging gait tasks
Author Lamoureux, Ecosse.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Health Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2001
Keyword(s) Older people - Physiology
Exercise for older people
Gait disorders in old age
Summary The study found major improvements in the way older adults negotiate environmental obstacles following a strength-training period. Large increases in voluntary activation of the leg muscles compared to relatively smaller gains in muscle tissue suggest that neural factors may play a greater role in explaining strength gains in that population.
Language eng
Description of original xxvii, 265 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 613.70446
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30023553

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