Marylie Martel

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The interaction between pain and the motor system is well-known, with past studies showing that pain can alter corticomotor excitability and have deleterious effects on motor learning. The aim of this study was to better understand the cortical mechanisms underlying the interaction between pain and the motor system. Experimental pain was induced on 19 young(More)
Despite its widespread clinical use, the efficacy of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) remains poorly documented in elderly individuals. In this randomized, double-blind crossover study, we compared the efficacy of high-frequency (HF), low-frequency (LF), and placebo (P) TENS in a group of 15 elderly adults (mean age: 67 ± 5 years). The(More)
BACKGROUND Some of the prominent features of silicosis are hyperplasia and hypertrophy of epithelial type II cells, which in experimental animals are often accompanied by accumulation of phospholipids in the lung. METHODS The total phospholipid content of lung lavage fluid and its composition in 28 granite stone cutters with long term exposure to silica(More)
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