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Altered motor unit discharge patterns in paretic muscles of stroke survivors assessed using surface electromyography.
Our results provide strong evidence of disruptions in MU firing behavior in paretic muscles after a hemispheric stroke, suggesting that modified control of the spinal motoneuron pool could be a contributing factor to muscular weakness in stroke survivors.read more
Effect of acute intermittent hypoxia on motor function in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury following ibuprofen pretreatment: A pilot study.read more
Spatial analysis of muscular activations in stroke survivors.read more
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