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Figure 10 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Figure 10

From: The interaction of force and repetition on musculoskeletal and neural tissue responses and sensorimotor behavior in a rat model of work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Figure 10

Force x repetition quadrants superimposed on a fatigue failure curve. Exposure of materials (tissues) to high force may result in failure within a fairly limited number of repetitions. As force exposure is decreased, tissues would be able to withstand many more repetitions before failure. This figure illustrates why a force-repetition interaction would be expected if tissues become damaged as the result of a fatigue failure process.

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