Table 3

 Cross sectional area (μm2) of fibres before and after training

TrainingFibre typeBeforeAfterp Value
Values are mean (SD).
PNF, Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation.
PNFI4728.0 (1298)4829.0 (1038)NS
IIA5503.0 (1110)5828.0 (1251)NS
IIAB3541.0 (2364)2951.7 (2582)NS
IIB3406.8 (2287)1106.5 (2492)0.01
IIC2368.4 (3535)3408.4 (3384)NS
IsokineticI4204.4 (727)4670.1 (1014)NS
IIA5118.6 (937)5647.2 (1451)NS
IIAB2052.5 (2223)4695.4 (1594)0.01
IIB3373.4 (2286)2389.7 (2709)NS
IIC3368.5 (2212)2754.5 (2617)NS