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During tetanic contraction via a skin electrode, ECs were performed 10 times as a single bout with simultaneous forced dorsiflexion of the ankle joint (velocity, 15[degrees]/s; range of motion, from 0[degrees] to 45[degrees]).
Three minutes of tetanic contractions (60 tetani/min) decreased ATP content in the calf muscles by approximately 50% and produced an equimolar increase in IMP.
Following RC, mechanical recovery was assessed using single twitch and tetanic contractions at five and 30 sec, and 1, 5 and 30 min.