Fatigue: Neural and Muscular Mechanisms

Hardcover | November 30, 1995

byPatricia A. PierceEditorRoger M. Enoka, Simon C. Gandevia

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'This book is a cornerstone of the newly developing field of neuroresearch...will be helpful for neuroscientists and biologists interested in studying fatigue, its basis and mechanisms. The book also deserves to be placed in any medical library.' -Doody's

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'This book is a cornerstone of the newly developing field of neuroresearch...will be helpful for neuroscientists and biologists interested in studying fatigue, its basis and mechanisms. The book also deserves to be placed in any medical library.' -Doody's

Format:HardcoverDimensions:555 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.03 inPublished:November 30, 1995Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0306451395

ISBN - 13:9780306451393

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Fatigue of Single Muscle Fibers: Myofibrillar Fatigue vs. Failure of Activation; K.A.P. Edman Fatigue at the Neuromuscular Junction: Fatigue at the Neuromuscular Junction: Branch Point vs. Presynaptic vs. Postsynaptic Mechanisms; G.C. Sieck, Y.S. Prakash Fatigue of Single Motor Units: Intrinsic Properties of Motoneurons: Implications for Muscle Fatigue; A. Sawczuk, et al. Fatigue Studied with NMR Techniques: Bioenergetics and Muscle Cell Types; M.J. Kushmerick The Case for Segmental Motor Mechanisms: Variable frequency Stimulation Patterns for the Optimization of Force during Muscle Fatigue: Muscle Wisdom and the Catchlike Property; S.A. BinderMacleod The Case for Central Fatigue: Central Fatigue: Critical Issues, Quantification and Practical Implications; S.C. Gandevia, et al. Task Dependency of Fatigue Mechanisms: The Significance of Motor Unit Variability in Sustaining Mechanical Output of Muscle; A.J. Sargeant, D.A. Jones Integrative Systems Issues: Fatigue and the Design of the Respiratory System; S.L. Lindstedt, H. Hoppeler Fatigue of Adapted Systems: Overuse, Underuse and Pathophysiology: Fatigue in Adapted Systems: Overuse and Underuse Paradigms; T. Gordon 30 additional articles. Index.