Stumbling reactions in man: significance of proprioceptive and pre-programmed mechanisms (Fragment)

BY V. DIETZ, J. QUINTERN AND M. SILLEM. From the Department of Clinical Neurology and Neurophysiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, F.R.G. SUMMARY Electromyogram (e.m.g.) responses of the leg musculature and the corresponding joint movements were studied following a perturbation of the limb during walking on a treadmill, produced by a randomly timed treadmill acceleration impulse,…

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Neuroprotective Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor: Signalling Mechanisms, Biological Function, and Therapeutic Potential (Fragment)

Ian Zachary Centre for Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine, BHF Laboratories, Department of Medicine, The Rayne Institute, University College London, London , UK. Abstract Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF or VEGF-A) and its receptors play essential roles in the formation of blood vessels during embryogenesis and in disease. Most biological effects of VEGF are mediated via…

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El ejercicio para los pacientes con enfermedad de las arterias coronarias (Fragmento)

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise® RESUMEN Pronunciamiento del Colegio Americano de Medicina del Deporte (American College of Sports Medicine –ACSM por sus siglas en inglés): «EL EJERCICIO PARA LOS PACIENTES CON ENFERMEDAD DE LAS ARTERIAS CORONARIAS». Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. i–v, 1994. El ejercicio mejora la capacidad funcional…

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