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Patients with fibromyalgia complain of muscle pain, increased fatiguability and low physical endurance. However, no signs of specific muscle pathology have been determined in fibromyalgia. Alterations in muscle function may reflect effects of deconditioning or inhibition of contraction due to spinal or supraspinal mechanisms.

Original publication




Conference paper

Publication Date



57 Suppl 2


43 - 46


Electromyography, Fibromyalgia, Humans, Muscle Contraction, Muscle Fatigue, Muscle, Skeletal, Physical Endurance