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What does MVC stand for?

MVC stands for Maximum Voluntary Contraction


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Seventy-seven female office workers (25-46yrs) with and without neck/ shoulder pain were observed with respect to self-reported pain (NRS101), pressure-pain threshold (PPT), maximum voluntary contraction (Fmax) and rate of force development (RFD) at baseline (pre-intervention), immediately post-intervention and 48 hours post-intervention.
In elderly subjects, HTS has been shown to produce improvements in muscle strength by about 40 percent and mass by about 10 percent that are as good as or better than those achieved with a knee flexion machine with 30 percent of the maximum voluntary contraction [11].
Methods: Twelve subjects performed 2 min of strenuous isometric handgrip (IHG) exercise at 40% maximum voluntary contraction to elevate forearm muscle lactic acid.