Table 1 Group mean (SD) iEMG and stroke force data.
Tension 1 Tension 2 Tension 3 Tension 4
EMG activity (n=10)
iEMG of TB (μV.s) 161 (57) 157 (48) 164 (41) 170 (45)
iEMG of LD (μV.s) 163 (48) 163 (49) 163 (49) 164 (49)
iEMG of AD (μV.s) 402 (139) 437 (137) 458 (140) 466 (186)
Stroke force (n=9)
Peak force (N) 270 (40) 282 (50) 279 (42) 286 (48)
Time to peak (s) 0.15 (0.02) 0.15 (0.03) 0.15 (0.03) 0.15 (0.03)
Time to peak (%) 9.71 (1.36) 9.64 (1.81) 9.67 (1.45) 9.59 (1.46)
RFDpeak (N·s-1) 1868 (398) 2025 (590) 2000 (526) 2065 (602)
RFD50 (N·s-1) 1611 (429) 1765 (421) 1716 (382) 1759 (441)
Impulse (N·s) 66 (9) 68 (7) 72 (7) 70 (6)
Stationary recoil force (N) 20 (4) * 29 (5) * 37 (7) * 45 (8)
* p < 0.001 compared to T4,
† p < 0.001compared to T3.