Neurophysiological methods for studies of the motor system in freely moving human subjects (Fragment)

Charles Capaday. Centre de recherche en Neurobiologie, Uni6ersite´ La6al, Que´bec City, Canada. Abstract In this paper, the following experimental methods for studies of the motor system in freely moving human subjects will be considered: (i) eliciting the H-reflex and understanding its use as a test response, (ii) methods to measure reciprocal inhibition between antagonist muscles,…

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Neural adaptations with chronic physical activity (Fragment)

Roger M. Enoka. Department of Kinesiology. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0354. U.S.A. Abstract PmChronic activity patterns, such as strength training, limb immobilization, and aging, produce marked adaptations in both the muscular and nervous systems. In this brief review, some of the involved mechanisms are examined as they are revealed through studies on the maximality,…

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