Does caffeine affect muscle contraction?

“Get your pre-workout in bro!” So pre-workouts contain caffeine and often other stimulants. Caffeine improves your workouts by stimulating the nervous system but is this all it affects? Does caffeine affect muscle contraction?

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  • Domaszewski, Przemysław, et al. “Caffeine-Induced Effects on Human Skeletal Muscle Contraction Time and Maximal Displacement Measured by Tensiomyography.” Nutrients 13.3 (2021): 815.

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