What are the Causes of Decrease in Muscle Performance

Muscle performance can be impaired for a variety of reasons, including: Central or peripheral neurologic pathology decreases an individual’s ability to effectively recruit and functionally use their muscles; Injury to the muscle from a strain or contusion decreases performance; and Disuse or deconditioning for any reason. The goal of examination/evaluation of muscle performance is to… Read More

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Navy SEALs: Inactivity & Deconditioning

Research Paper Title Aerobic Performance of Special Operations Forces Personnel after a Prolonged Submarine Deployment. Background The US Navy’s Sea, Air and Land Special Operations Forces personnel (SEALs) perform a physically demanding job that requires them to maintain fitness levels equivalent to elite athletes. As some missions require SEALs to be deployed aboard submarines for… Read More