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Equipment used to investigate the mechanical efficiency of isolated concentric and eccentric exercises, and exercises involving stretch-shortening cycles. The apparatus consists of a sledge with a mass of 33 kg to which the subject is fixed in a sitting position; a slow-friction aluminium track down which the sledge slides; a force plate paced perpendicular to the track; and apparatus for recording oxygen consumption and muscle activity.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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