Human Muscle Fatigue covers clinical and applied approaches and devotes an entire section to the conceptual framework underpinning research, helping readers at all levels to engage with this key topic in sport and exercise physiology.

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Human Muscle Fatigue covers clinical and applied approaches and devotes an entire section to the conceptual framework underpinning research, helping readers at all levels to engage with this key topic in sport and exercise physiology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203885482
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/18/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 366
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Craig A. Williams is Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre, School of Sport Health Sciences at the University of Exeter, UK. Craig’s research interests are within the area of children’s fatigue and high-intensity exercise. Sébastien Ratel is Senior Lecturer and member of the Laboratory of Exercise Biology at the University of Blaise Pascal. His current research interests include the use of 31P-magnetic resonance spectroscopy to investigate the muscle metabolic responses of children during exercise, and muscle fatigue and recovery from high-intensity exercise in children.

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Table of Contents

1. Definitions of muscle fatigue Craig A. Williams and Sébastien Ratel 2. Measurement methods of muscle fatigue Nicola A. Maffiuletti and David Bendahan 3. Cellular Mechanisms of Skeletal Muscle Fatigue Håkan Westerblad and David G. Allen 4. Muscle fatigue in children Sébastien Ratel, Pascale Duché and Craig A. Williams 5. Muscle Fatigue in Elderly People Jane A. Kent-Braun, Damien M. Callahan, Stephen A. Foulis, Linda H. Chung 6. Sex differences in muscle fatigue David W. Russ 7. Fatigue and training status Gregory C. Bogdanis 8. Ergogenic aids and fatigue during multiple-sprint exercise David Bishop 9. Fatigue and neuromuscular diseases Christine K. Thomas, Marine Dididze and Inge Zijdewind 10. Muscle fatigue in muscular dystrophies N.B.M. Voet, A.C.H. Geurts, G. Bleijenberg, M.J. Zwarts, G.W. Padberg and B.G.M. van Engelen 11. Fatigue and Weakness in Patients with Inflammatory Myopathies: Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis, and Inclusion Body Myositis Jane H. Park, Brittany C. Lee and Nancy J. Olsen 12. Muscle Fatigue in Metabolic Myopathies Ronald Haller and John Vissing

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