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ST

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE.

ST

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Santomean bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Sao Tome and Principe. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the country. Sao Tome and Principe each have their own codes with the prefix "ST." The code for the Sao Tome is ISO 3166-2:ST-ST, while for Principe it is ISO 3166-2:ST-PR.
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The percentage of slow-twitch fibers was positively correlated with grilling loss, whereas an inverse relation between percentage of fast-twitch fibers was observed.
On one hand, single-frequency vibration systems operating within the muscle slow-twitch frequency will deliver the mechanical energy content of the vibration input plus the contraction energy of slow-twitch fibers. When the frequency is set within the muscle fiber fast-twitch frequency, the mechanical energy content of the vibration input plus the contraction energy of fast-twitch fibers will be exerted on the bone.
Fast-twitch fibers also retain their ability to produce power much longer, up to six months, during detraining than slow-twitch fibers, which lose their functional aerobic endurance capacity within approximately two weeks of inactivity.
If, initially, the force requirements are low, the slow-twitch fibers are capable of handling the load.
The size of both fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibers also decreases with aging, especially the fast-twitch fibers in the muscles of the lower body.
Finally, they assumed that the fatigue fraction decreased exponentially with increases in the difference between the time t at which the force is measured and the endurance time [t.sub.e], where this difference was scaled by the fatigue rate [k.sub.1] for the fast-twitch fibers and the fatigue rate [k.sub.2] for the slow-twitch fibers. Specifically, they constructed the following model to predict the force Fit) at time t that participants can generate:
The muscles of the older athletes also had larger slow-twitch fibers, perhaps because of long years of training.
It has been suggested that slow-twitch fibers present higher stiffness due to their slower cross-bridge formation (15).
(2003) showed that postnatal rat soleus muscles undergo a shift from fast-twitch to slow-twitch fibers, a process that can be accelerated upon intramuscular injection of NT-4/5.
Mastication muscles contain mostly fast-twitch fibers, with a smaller proportion of slow-twitch fibers, Stedman says.
Lean Christina Clark uses mostly slow-twitch fibers to run the marathon, a 42,164 meter (26.2-mile) race.