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Achieving direct vision may cause unnatural postures that result in isometric muscle contractions.
Optimal conditions are generally achieved when isometric muscle contractions are evoked by a multichannel stimulation (Maffiuletti, 2010).
Tohji et al (1991) found that subjects who used a combination of moderate speed and isometric muscle contractions (i.