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Feedback-controlled and programmed stretching of the ankle plantarflexors and dorsiflexors in stroke: effects of a 4-week intervention program.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of repeated feedback-controlled and programmed "intelligent" stretching of the ankle plantar- and dorsiflexors to treat subjects with ankle spasticity and/orExpand
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Vertically Oriented Femoral Neck Fractures: Mechanical Analysis of Four Fixation Techniques
Objective: Femoral neck fractures in young individuals are typically high angled shear fractures. These injuries are difficult to stabilize due to a strong varus displacement force across the hipExpand
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Changes in passive mechanical properties of the gastrocnemius muscle at the muscle fascicle and joint levels in stroke survivors.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the ankle joint-level and muscle fascicle-level changes and their correlations in stroke survivors with spasticity, contracture, and/or muscle weakness at the ankle. Expand
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Ultrasonic evaluations of Achilles tendon mechanical properties poststroke.
Spasticity, contracture, and muscle weakness are commonly observed poststroke in muscles crossing the ankle. However, it is not clear how biomechanical properties of the Achilles tendon changeExpand
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Comparison of Lateral Locking Plate and Antiglide Plate for Fixation of Distal Fibular Fractures in Osteoporotic Bone: A Biomechanical Study
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to compare the biomechanical properties of posterolateral antiglide plating and lateral locked plating for fixation of displaced short oblique fractures ofExpand
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Sitting with Adjustable Ischial and Back Supports: Biomechanical Changes
Study Design. The seat and back contact force, pressure distribution, lumbar lordosis, and low back muscle activities associated with a new seat design with adjustable ischial support and backrestExpand
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Modeling of ACL impingement against the intercondylar notch.
OBJECTIVE To develop a 3-D mathematical model that accurately evaluates anterior cruciate ligament impingement against the intercondylar notch. DESIGN The model simulated physical interactionsExpand
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Age- and sex-related disturbance in a battery of sensorimotor and cognitive tasks in Kunming mice
A battery of tasks, i.e. beam walking, open field, tightrope, radial six-arm water maze (RAWM), novel-object recognition and olfactory discrimination, was used to determine whether there was age- andExpand
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Reflex and intrinsic changes induced by fatigue of human elbow extensor muscles.
  • L. Zhang, W. Rymer
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of neurophysiology
  • 1 September 2001
Fatigue-induced changes in intrinsic and reflex properties of human elbow extensor muscles and the underlying mechanisms for fatigue compensation were investigated. The elbow joint was perturbedExpand
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In vivo load sharing among the quadriceps components
Knee extension is always performed with coordinated contractions of multiple quadriceps muscle components: however, how the load is shared among them under normal and pathological conditions isExpand
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