By Vladimir M Zatsiorsky; IOC Medical Commission.; International Federation of Sports Medicine

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However, there must be some functional benefit from short-term synchronization because it is greater in a hand muscle of weightlifters (MilnerBrown et al. 1975; Semmler & Nordstrom 1998) and it increases during the performance of attentiondemanding tasks (Schmied et al. 1998). At the whole-muscle level, the timing issues related to coordination involve task-specific variation in the activation of muscle. For example, the relative EMG amplitude in biceps brachii, brachialis and brachioradialis varied for constant-force (isometric) and constant-load (isoinertial) conditions despite a similar net elbow-flexor torque (Buchanan & Lloyd 1995).

Ty Introduction The contractile machinery Jo nk op ing Un Reference is often made to ‘muscle’ when we are really referring to a muscle-tendon complex. The muscle-tendon complex is composed of muscle fibres, which are the actively controlled force generators that are attached to the skeleton via lengths of tendon at either end of the muscle belly. There are a variety of ways in which the muscle fibres can orientate themselves to the tendon. This aspect of their organization can be very important, as can the relative amounts of tendon and muscle fibre composing the muscle-tendon unit; these will be reviewed later.

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Biomechanics in sport : performance enhancement and injury by Vladimir M Zatsiorsky; IOC Medical Commission.;
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