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Relationships between properties of the musculotendinous unit and isometric strength assessments in the plantar flexors

Relationships between properties of the musculotendinous unit and isometric strength assessments in the plantar flexors

The purpose of this investigation is to examine relationships between properties of the musculotendinous unit and isometric strength assessments in the plantar flexors. The secondary purpose it to establish reliability of the musculotendinous unit properties of the plantar flexors, and Achilles tendon measurements.

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Are a recreationally active man (i.e. participating in moderate physical activity two-three days per week)
  • Are between the ages of 18-30 years old
  • Have no physical limitations performing strength assessments.

Exclusion Qualifications:

You may not participate in this research opportunity if any of the following applies to you:
  • Untrained (no resistance training in the past 3 months)
  • Any response of “yes” on the PAR-Q+

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UCF IRB#: STUDY00006386
PI: David Fukuda
Recruitment End Date:
June 30, 2024
Location:
Education Complex
12494 University Blvd
Room 174
Orlando, FL 32816
Time Commitment:
Number of visits: 2
Point of Contact:
Katie Vasenina
Faculty Advisors:
David Fukuda
Associated Units:
Kinesiology
Related Tags:
POWER Lab
Short URL: https://chps.ucf.edu/study/19785/

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