muscle fatigue


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Related to muscle fatigue: lactic acid, muscle soreness

mus·cle fa·tigue

(mus'ĕl fă-tēg')
A state of exhaustion or loss of strength and/or muscle endurance following strenuous activity associated with the accumulation of lactic acid in muscles.

muscle fatigue

The reduced capacity of a muscle to perform work as a result of repeated contractions and accumulation of lactic acid in anaerobic cell respiration. The fatigue may be partial or complete.
See also: fatigue

mus·cle fa·tigue

(mus'ĕl fă-tēg')
A state of exhaustion or loss of strength and/or muscle endurance following strenuous activity associated with the accumulation of lactic acid in muscles.
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(2012) Assessment of muscle fatigue associated with prolonged standing in the workplace.
* Similarly the values of maximum grip force just before start of muscle fatigue is 58% high in boys as compared to girls with same BMI (Figure: 3).
Surface EMG based muscle fatigue evaluation in biomechanics.
A final word about muscle fatigue. There has been a persistent belief that circulating lactate after extensive muscle use is partly responsible for muscle soreness and fatigue.
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In addition to detecting mental fatigue, biomedical signal measurements such as body temperature and grip strength can be used to determine whether an on-duty security guard is experiencing hypothermia or muscle fatigue; this allows suitable response measures to be implemented.
Studies by Mathiassen (1993) and Iridiastadi & Nussbaum (2006) that investigated the interactions between the three task elements of intermittent work showed the muscle fatigue was sensitive to the intermittent elements.
The acquired signal is then analysed both in time domain as well as frequency domain to estimate muscle fatigue. Fig.
Muscle fatigue was induced and recorded after stimulating the muscle with a one second optimum tetanic stimulation every 5 seconds for 5 minutes.
Muscle fatigue is characterized as the long lasting deterioration of the performance of the human operator to create force [24, 25].
In this study, we attempted to observe whether wrist muscle strength and muscle fatigue resistance values of the FMS patients were any different from that of normal healthy subjects.
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