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Enhancing Adaptations to Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Training Interventions

Authors: Anthony J Blazevich, David F Collins, Guillaume Y Millet, Marco A Vaz, Nicola A Maffiuletti

Published: 8 June 2021 - Exerc Sport Sci Rev.


Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) applied to skeletal muscles is an effective rehabilitation and exercise training modality. However, the relatively low muscle force and rapid muscle fatigue induced by NMES limits the stimulus provided to the neuromuscular system, and subsequent adaptations. We hypothesise that adaptations to NMES will be enhanced by the use of specific stimulation protocols and adjuvant interventions.

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