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Zhou, S 2003, 'Cross education and neuromuscular adaptations during early stage of strength training', Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 54-60.

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It has been reported in the literature that unilateral strength training induces strength gain not only in the trained limb, but also in the homologous muscles of contra lateral limb. This phenomenon is termed cross education. This presentation aims to provide a brief review on the current studies in this area, and highlight the research questions remaining to be answered.

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