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Keysi

Nervous system fatigue (weight lifting )

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Hi I'm just wondering if someone can point me in the right direction for learning more about this, or if you have personal knowledge. 

CNS fatigue is a big "thing" in the fitness industry but all I can find are glossy articles and stuff that sounds terribly like broscience on forums, I've not been able to find much in the way of scientific research, though that could just be my untrained searching skills.

 

Thanks in advance.

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Never heard of it, and didn't read the following articles but;

I searched for 'exercise induced fatigue nervous system' on scholar, which gave the following (I think relevant) link as first hit: Possible mechanisms of central nervous system fatigue during exercise: https://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Fulltext/1997/01000/Possible_mechanisms_of_central_nervous_system.8.aspx

By clicking on the 'cited by' button and then setting it to some recent date (2016 but choose whatever), we can then search for newer relevant articles that still refer back to this. That brings up the following research (I have not read the abstracts, but the names seem relevant (nor did I check the validity of the journals/papers)).
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0149763417308527
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0100-879X2017001200301&script=sci_arttext
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17461391.2017.1296890

This paper (2019 case study of some athlete) describes in the introduction something about lower cerebral oxygenation that you could also look at: https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/html/10.1055/a-0836-9011

This should help you start (if it is about the right type of 'CNS fatigue'); Oh if you find some interesting information, mind summarising it?:)

 

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11 hours ago, Keysi said:

I'll have a dog around.

That always helps :)

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