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Muscle fatigue: Does age impact performance?
March 11, 2020 at 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree
A PARTNERSHIP IN RESEARCH PRESENTATION
Sponsored by the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention
Alex Yacyshyn, PhD Candidate
School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
Abstract: Fatigue that develops within muscles during physical activity can impact quality of daily living, particularly in older adults. This presentation will cover an overview of age-related changes to the nervous and muscular systems and the effects on muscle fatigue. Data from a recent UBCO study investigating the differences in muscle fatigue for males and females across the human lifespan will also be presented.
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