Analysis of Muscular Work in Multisegmental Movements: Application to Cycling

  • M. L. Hull
  • D. A. Hawkins


In many athletic activities, efficiency and/or power are the keys to superior performance. For example, in activities which are primarily aerobic (e.g. distance running, cross-country skiing), the ability to perform the activity with high efficiency is one important factor in realizing superior performance. On the other hand, in activities which are primarily anaerobic (e.g. jumping, sprint running, power lifting), the ability to develop high power is an important ingredient in the recipe for superior achievement.


Joint Angle Muscle Force Biceps Femoris Eccentric Contraction Lower Limb Muscle 
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