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How are motor units activated with Russian Current

Preferential activation of type II motor units


When is motor unit recruitment deficient with Russian Current

During maximum voluntary muscle contraction


True or False:
Russian Current is unable to recruit large #s of large type II fast twitch motor units or get them to fire fast enough to develop max muscle force

True (Dr. Stachura get cleared up)


With Russian Current what do higher current amplitudes that are painless stimulate

Larger pool of type II motor units