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Author Lamoureux, Ecosse

Title Older adults' neuromuscular adaptations to resistence training and effects on challenging gait tasks / Ecosse Lamoureux
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  613.70446 Lam/Oan  AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 265 leaves : illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary The study found major improvements in the way older adults negotiate environmental obstacles following a strength-training period. Large increases in voluntary activation of the leg muscles compared to relatively smaller gains in muscle tissue suggest that neural factors may play a greater role in explaining strength gains in that population
Notes Submitted to School of Health Sciences of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2001
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 195-210
Subject Older people -- Physiology.
Exercise for older people.
Gait disorders in old age.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. School of Health Sciences
Deakin University. Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences