#64 – CNS Fatigue: Is It A Factor for Training?

Coach D examines the popular notion of central nervous system (CNS) fatigue and whether it’s an important factor for training and sports performance. He looks at some of the literature, and dispels some misconceptions about using CNS as a measure of training fatigue.


Studies Darin references during the show:

  • Sustained contraction at very low forces produces prominent supraspinal fatigue in human elbow flexor muscles: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17463302
  • Study of the Effect of Stress on Skeletal Muscle Function in Geriatrics: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3939594/



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