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Antonio Lam
04-18-1995, 07:35 AM
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Antonio Lam
lama@polaris.ncs.nova.edu

On Tue, 18 Apr 1995, Force Health Group wrote:

> Hi!
>
> I'm the Physiologist in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and am particularly
> interested in accuracy/control of movement at different percentages of
> maximal strength? I haven't been able to find any references on this
> subject other than material relating to the size principle of motor unit
> recruitment. Because of the larger motor units that are recruited as force
> increases, tasks requiring near maximal strength would not be as smooth or
> as controlled as tasks requiring minimal strength. This could be a big
> problem for pilots flying under conditions where considerable strength is
> needed, such as heavy turbulence, asymetric flight, flight with hydraulics
> off, or strong crosswinds.
>
> Any information would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks
>
>
> Dave Hewson
> Aviation Medicine Unit
> RNZAF Base Auckland
> Private Bag Whenuapai
> NEW ZEALAND
>
> Phone: 64-9-4163334
> Fax: 64-9-4163338
> e-mail admin@forchlth.army.mil.nz
>