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Increased serum concentrations of intracellular proteins are generally accepted as good indicators of muscle damage. The mechanism of this damage is, however, poorly understood. Twenty male runners completed a 21 km run in as fast a time as possible. Blood samples were obtained from each subject just prior to, immediately after, and 24 hr after the run.(More)
The timeliness of a review of the neuropathology of human spinal cord injury (SCI) centres on the increasing interest in central axonal regeneration in the search for a `cure' of spinal paralysis. Neuropathology contributes to this end by describing the nature of the disorder to be cured. More broadly a knowledge of the neuropathology underlying SCI is(More)
An elite ultra-endurance athlete, who had previously undergone physiological and performance testing, developed chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). An incremental cycling exercise test conducted while he was suffering from CFS indicated decreases in maximum workload achieved (Wmax; -11.3%), the maximum oxygen uptake (VO2max; -12.5%), and the anaerobic threshold(More)
Study design: Case report of a 68-year-old male who sustained cervical trauma following a bodysurfing accident.Objective: To describe the pathology of a relatively uncommon mechanism of injury involving extradural cord compression associated with traumatic disc protrusion and herniation, following a cervical hyperextension injury in which there was no(More)
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