leg extensor

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an exercise designed to strengthen the extensor muscles of the leg

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MVCs were attained during the isometric contrac tions on the isokinetic dynamometer at 60[degrees] of knee flexion for leg extensors (vastus lateralis and rectus femoris) and 30[degrees] of knee flexion for leg flexors (BF and ST).
To measure leg extensor muscle power, subjects were asked to do two sets of five bilateral leg press repetitions, one set at 40% of their maximum strength and one set at 70%.
As mentioned before, every exercise machine has special target muscles: seated rowing for dorsal chest muscles, chest press for triceps and anterior chest muscles, leg extension for leg extensors and leg press for leg flexors.
Results: Only the exercise group achieved statistically significant improvement in leg extensor power.
Influence of ageing on the mechanical behaviour of leg extensor muscles.
Contrary to the results of this study, it is reported that there are more correlations in the researches which examine the relation between force quality, leg extensor strength like sprint and jumping, and the other quick movements (U.
Muscle CSA, force production, and activation of leg extensor muscle during isometric and dynamic actions in middle-aged and elderly men and women.
A leg extensor power rig was used to determine leg extensor power before and after training [20].
max] represents the maximum value of isometric leg extensor force, expressed in N; t[F.
In general, most studies have examined the leg extensor muscles of which the researchers have reported that there are mode-specific differences in the effect of the type of fatiguing muscle actions on concentric (CON), eccentric (ECC), and isometric (ISO) torque (5,13,15,18).
However, there were differences in the relative gains by leg extensor and flexor muscles.
The maximal standing 5-jump was used to measure explosiveness of leg extensor muscles in to the horizontal direction (Mero et al.
2009) Genetic and environmental effects on isometric muscle strength and leg extensor power followed up for three years among older female twins.