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Research Article

Increased Residual Force Enhancement in Older Adults Is Associated with a Maintenance of Eccentric Strength

  • Geoffrey A. Power mail,

    gpower@uwo.ca

    Affiliation: Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Charles L. Rice,

    Affiliations: Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Anthony A. Vandervoort

    Affiliations: Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Published: October 23, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048044

About the Authors

Geoffrey A. Power, Charles L. Rice, Anthony A. Vandervoort
Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Charles L. Rice
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Anthony A. Vandervoort
School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: gpower@uwo.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GAP CLR AAV. Performed the experiments: GAP CLR AAV. Analyzed the data: GAP CLR AAV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GAP CLR AAV. Wrote the paper: GAP CLR AAV.