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Types of athletic training affect how brain communicates with muscles Using endurance training or strength and resistance training not only prepares an athlete for different types of sports, they can also change the way the brain and muscles communicate with each other. A University of Kansas study shows that the communication between the brain and quadriceps muscles of people who take part in endurance training, [...] The post Types of athletic training affect how brain communicates with muscles appeared first on PsyPost.
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