Jae Ho Shim

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It has been widely shown that human observers are able to perceive lifted weight from the observation of a point-light display of the lifter's action. In the experiments reported here, the kinematic information used by observers to perceive a lifted weight was determined. In Experiment 1, observers (N = 30) were able to identify weights (5, 10, 15, 20, and(More)
PURPOSE To broaden our understanding of muscle function during the tennis volley under different ball placement and speed conditions by examining the activity of selected superficial muscles of the stroking arm and shoulder (flexor carpi radialis, extensor carpi radialis, triceps brachii, deltoids, and pectoralis major) and muscles related to postural(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine selected movement characteristics of the tennis volley by evaluating temporal and ground reaction force (GRF) parameters. METHODS Seven skilled tennis players performed volley strokes under 18 experimental conditions including variations in lateral contact location (forehand (FH) and backhand (BH)), ball(More)
Prior electromyographic (EMG) analyses of the tennis serve have focused on the muscles in the hitting arm and shoulder region. This preliminary study aimed to examine the muscle activation patterns of selected lower trunk muscles during three different types of tennis serve--flat, topspin, and slice. Five male highly skilled tennis players completed 10(More)
We investigated the characteristics of spontaneous contraction in feline ileal circular smooth. Smooth muscle contractions were recorded by an isometric force transducer. The neurotoxin tetrodotoxin did not alter the spontaneous contraction of the circular muscles. Atropine or guanethidine also did not affect on the contraction. In Ca2+-free Krebs, the(More)
OBJECTIVE We wanted to identify the geographic differences in hepatic fibrosis and their associations with the atrophy-hypertrophy complex in patients with chronic viral hepatitis using the dual-contrast material-enhanced MRI (DC-MRI) with gadopentetate dimeglumine and ferucarbotran. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with chronic C (n = 22) and B-viral(More)
Neurointervention which deals with neurovascular disease in brain, head-and-neck and spines are one of the rapidly evolving medical fields. Several indices representing neurointerventional activities are still increasing year-by-year in Korea. We review current trend in major neurovascular diseases requiring usage of specific medical devices and some issues(More)
INTRODUCTION The aetiology of dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) is not well known, but it has been suggested that abnormality in angiogenesis plays a pathological role. Abnormality in angiogenesis is also involved in diabetes mellitus (DM). The purpose of this study was to quantify the relation between DAVF and DM in a Korean population. METHODS Medical(More)
Laboratory mouse, Mus musculus, is one of the most important animal tools in biomedical research. Functional characterization of the mouse genes, hence, has been a long-standing goal in mammalian and human genetics. Although large-scale knockout phenotyping is under progress by international collaborative efforts, a large portion of mouse genome is still(More)
BACKGROUND For the treatment planning of a patient with a middle cerebral artery (MCA) trunk aneurysm, understanding the anatomic relationship among the aneurysm, branching vessels, and lenticulostriate arteries (LSAs) is important. We aimed to demonstrate the branching-vessel anatomy related to an MCA trunk aneurysm using 3-dimensional (3D) angiography. (More)