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the state or quality of being physically strong

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

to force one's way into a place or situation

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Slow twitch muscle fibres make players from the Northern hemisphere physiologically more suited to less powerful aspects of the sport because of the way these release oxygen into the body.
The trN of 64.05 mm/ms recorded during this PNS pulse setting was approximately twice that seen for PNS pulse settings between 250 [micro]s and 500 [micro]s and supports the contention that short PNS pulse durations only allow for the recruitment of small motorneurons that innervate slow twitch muscle fibers.
Increased Muscle Mass - Sprinting stimulates fast twitch muscle fibres, which can lead to increased muscularity.
These mating calls are generated by fast twitch muscle fibers around the swimbladders.
Testosterone however, had no effect on either twitch or tetanic contractions in either fast or slow twitch muscle in intact rodent muscle fibre bundles (Hamdi and Mutungi, 2010).
Evidence shows that as we age, the percentage of slow twitch muscle fibers increases accounting for better endurance over the longer distances.
Myosin heavy chains by crossover processes with actin filaments, allow determining the shortening speed according to pH variations in the rupture of ATP by m-ATPase; so that, histochemical analysis of myosin ATPase activity differentiates between fast twitch muscle fibers and slow twitch (Gueguen et al., 2005).
* Genetics (fast twitch or slow twitch muscle fibers)
In addition to extra swings, it helps build muscle memory and provides a great workout for the fast twitch muscle fibers in the forearms and wrists, helping to increase bat speed.
Anita explains: "Cardiovascular exercise stimulates slow twitch muscle fibres, but it is the fast twitch fibres which improve muscle strength .
A recent study showed that 75% of Olympic men's 100 metres sprinters are born with more fast twitch muscle fibres than average.