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

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posted on 2001-01-01, 00:00 authored by Ecosse. Lamoureux
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.

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xxvii, 265 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.

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Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2001.

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Faculty of Health

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School of Health Sciences

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