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Ther Ex Principles

TherEx - NPTE

Type 1 fibers Slow Twitch FibersSlow Contraction SpeedLow force production.High resistance to Fatigue.Recruited FIRST during lighter, slower efforts such as ENDURANCE activities.
Type IIa fibers Fast twitch; Fast contraction speed.Fatigue resistant.Characteristics influenced by type of training.Recruited after Type I fibers.
Type IIb fibers Fast twitch; Fast contraction speed.Fatigues quick.Used for HIGH FORCE production.
Hypertrophy Increase in muscle size due to resistance training. Observed after 6-8 weeks of training.
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