Muscle coordination during rapid force production by young and older adults

B.K. Barry, S. Riek, Richard Carson

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Abstract

Background. Older adults typically exhibit dramatic reductions in the rate of force development and deficits in the execution of rapid coordinated movements. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the association between the reduced rate of force development exhibited by older adults and the ability to coordinate groups of muscles.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)232-240
Number of pages9
JournalJOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY SERIES A-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND MEDICAL SCIENCES
Volume60
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ageing

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