Neuromuscular differences between men and women

Timothy C. Sell, Scott M. Lephart

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2 Scopus citations


This chapter provides an overview of the neuromuscular differences between male and female athletes participating in sports and recreational activities. Differences are outlined based on the functional joint stability paradigm and include comparisons for proprioception, postural stability, electromyographic activity, strength, biomechanics, and fatigue. Special emphasis is placed on the authors’ previous and current research as well as the authors’ research examining risk factors for injury in military personnel.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationACL Injuries in the Female Athlete
Subtitle of host publicationCauses, Impacts, and Conditioning Programs
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9783642325922
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (all)


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