The effect of IPC on central and peripheral fatiguing mechanisms in humans following sustained maximal isometric exercise.

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Summary of "The effect of IPC on central and peripheral fatiguing mechanisms in humans following sustained maximal isometric exercise."

What is the central question of this study? Does ischemic preconditioning (IPC) influence central and peripheral fatiguing mechanisms during sustained maximal isometric exercise? What is the main finding and its importance? Voluntary activation and pre- to post-exercise reductions in resting twitch torque values were unchanged by IPC. However, an effect on tissue oxygenation was observed within the IPC trials where greater concentrations of deoxyhaemoglobin were recorded with concurrent upward trends of total haemoglobin concentrations. Employing a direct assessment of neural drive, this study found that IPC had no influence on either central or peripheral fatiguing pathways following maximal isometric exercise.


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Name: Experimental physiology
ISSN: 1469-445X


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