Fatigue: Neural And Muscular Mechanisms (Advances In Experimental Medicine And Biology)

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Fatigue: Neural and Muscular Mechanisms (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)

This volume describes the current state of our knowledge on the neurobiology of muscle fatigue, with consideration also given to selected integrative cardiorespiratory mechanisms. Our charge to the authors of the various chapters was twofold: to provide a systematic review of the topic that could serve as a balanced reference text for practicing health-care professionals, teaching faculty, and pre-and postdoctoral trainees in the biomedi­ cal sciences; and to stimulate further experimental and theoretical work on neurobiology. Key issues are addressed in nine interrelated areas: fatigue of single muscle fibers, fatigue at the neuromuscular junction, fatigue of single motor units, metabolic fatigue studied with nuclear magnetic resonance, fatigue of the segmental motor system, fatigue involving suprasegmental mechanisms, the task dependency of fatigue mechanisms, integrative (largely cardiorespiratory) systems issues, and fatigue of adapted systems (due to aging, under-and overuse, and pathophysiology). The product is a volume that provides compre­ of processes that operate from the forebrain to the contractile proteins.

Specifications of Fatigue: Neural and Muscular Mechanisms (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)

GENERAL
AuthorPatricia A. Pierce
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition1995
ISBN-100306451395
ISBN-139780306451393
PublisherSpringer
Number Of Pages542
Publication Date1995-11-30
DIMENSIONS
Height10 inch.
Length7.01 inch.
Width1.31 inch.
Weight2.6 pounds.

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