Journal of Aging Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Age-Related Increase in Electromyography Burst Activity in Males and Females

Table 2

Sex-related differences in burst characteristics for each muscle group.

MaleFemale

Number
 BB *
 TB *
 VL *
 BF *
Duration (sec)
 BB *
 TB *
 VL
 BF
Peak amplitude (% MVE)
 BB
 TB
 VL
 BF *
Mean amplitude (% MVE)
 BB
 TB
 VL
 BF
Percentage (% time)
 BB
 TB
 VL
 BF

BB: biceps brachii; TB: triceps brachii; VL: vastus lateralis; BF: biceps femoris; sec: seconds; %: percentage; MVE: maximal voluntary exertion.
*Significantly different from males.
Only old adults.