Chapter 1. Neural Contributions to Changes in Muscle Strength

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. J.G. Semmler and
  2. R.M. Enoka

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch1

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Semmler, J.G. and Enoka, R.M. (2000) Neural Contributions to Changes in Muscle Strength, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053926

Online ISBN: 9780470693797

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Keywords:

  • neural contributions;
  • muscle strength;
  • muscle size;
  • nervous system;
  • neural activation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Muscle Size and Strength

  • Specific Tension

  • Evidence for a Role of the Nervous System in Strength Gains

  • Neural Activation of Muscle

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References