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The rate of force development was significantly greater during both isometric muscle contractions in dancers when compared to untrained individuals.
Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate the EMG signals during isometric muscle contractions, which are mainly achieved through the working of the core muscles in a group of healthy young men.
Optimal conditions are generally achieved when isometric muscle contractions are evoked by a multichannel stimulation (Maffiuletti, 2010).