Acute short-term dim light exposure can lower muscle strength endurance

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Arnold G. Nelson; Joke Kokkonen; Megan Mickenberg;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of Sport and Health Science,volume 4,issue 3,pages270-274 (issn: 2095-2546)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jshs.2014.04.007
  • Subject: Blood glucose | Blood pressure | Knee extension endurance | GV557-1198.995 | Heart rate | Light intensity | Sports | Sports medicine | RC1200-1245 | Melatonin
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Background: Since it has been shown that spending 18 h under dim light conditions can result in reduced handgrip endurance, it was questioned whether or not a shorter exposure to dim light (i.e., 1 h) would have similar influence upon muscular endurance. Therefore this ... View more
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