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The Effects of Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) Towards Male Skeletal Muscle Mass


The study objective was to identify if EMS training affects the skeletal muscle mass of subjects that attends the training at Impulse Studio Bangsar. There were seven variables that being tested (pre and post-tests) to collect the data. Paired sample t-test was used as the method to analyze data for pre and post-test for the hypotheses testing. In this study, EMS training did give effect to the increment of strength that directly cause by the increment of muscle size.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 10, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Abstract - Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) has been introduced and globally gained increasing attention on its usefulness. Continuous application of EMS may lead to the increment of muscle mass and indirectly will increase the strength. This study can be used as an alternative to help people especially those living a sedentary lifestyle to improve their muscle activity without having to go through a heavy workout session. Therefore, this study intended to investigate the effectiveness of EMS training program in 5 weeks interventions towards male body composition. It was a quasi-experimental design, held at the Impulse Studio Bangsar, which examined the effects of EMS training towards skeletal muscle mass among the subjects. Fifteen subjects (n = 15) were selected to assist in this study. The demographic data showed that, the average age of the subjects was 43.07 years old ± 9.90, height (173.4 cm ± 9.09) and weight was (85.79 kg ± 18.07). Results showed that there was a significant difference on the skeletal muscle mass (p = 0.01 < 0.05), upper body (p = 0.01 < 0.05) and lower body (p = 0.00 < 0.05). Therefore, the null hypothesis has been rejected in this study. As a conclusion, the application of EMS towards body composition can increase the muscle size and strength. This method has been proven to be able to improve athlete strength and thus, may be implemented in the sports science area of knowledge.

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