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The primary aim of this study was to examine central fatigue of the plantar flexor muscle group after prolonged running using the twitch interpolation technique. Eight healthy, habitually active male subjects ran on a motorized treadmill for 2 h at a speed corresponding to 75% of peak oxygen uptake (VO(2peak)). Maximal voluntary isometric contraction (MVC)(More)
BACKGROUND Tablets are a novel line of computers controlled by a multitouch screen. Fine motor movements are captured on the tablet computer through electrical fields and can be qualitatively and quantitatively assessed. Evidence is limited on tablet use for stroke rehabilitation. METHODS iHOME is an investigator-initiated randomized controlled pilot(More)
The case of a 17-year-old boy who had been well until the age of four when progressive stiffness of lower limbs developed is reported. Soon walking became difficult and on on his thighs, buttocks and calves one could notice the appearance of myokymia. Painful and intermittent spasms were often present specially after physical strain. This was followed by(More)