Mind-muscle Connection: Limited Effect of Verbal Instructions on Muscle Activity in a Seated Row Exercise Journal: Perceptual and Motor Skills Mind-muscle Connection: Limited Effect of Verbal Instructions on Muscle Activity in a Seated Row Exercise

Verbal instruction increases electromyographic (EMG) activity in the first three repetitions of an exercise, but its effect on an entire exercise set until failure is unknown. Once there are changes in motor unit recruitment due to fatigue, the effect of verbal...

Is it Time to Rethink Our Weight Loss Paradigms?

Strategies aiming to promote weight loss usually include anything that results in an increase in energy expenditure (exercise) or a decrease in energy intake (diet). However, the probability of losing weight is low and the probability of sustained weight loss is even...