Sonja Rakowski

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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of endurance activities designed to simulate the physiological demands of soccer match-play and training, on leg strength, electromechanical delay, and knee laxity. METHODS Eight recreational soccer players completed four exercise trials in random order: 1) a prolonged intermittent high(More)
The purpose of this study was to characterize the epileptogenicity of tubers and surrounding cortex in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Three pediatric patients with TSC and intractable epilepsy underwent surgical resection of tubers associated with epileptogenic foci. In all patients, presurgical imaging revealed a prominent tuber that(More)
Although the general slowing hypothesis of language impairment (LI) is well established, the conventional method to test the hypothesis is controversial. This paper compares the usual method, ordinary least squares regression (OLS), with another method, hierarchical linear modeling with random coefficients (HLM). The analyses used available response time(More)
A non-invasive technique for open circuit calorimetry based on a Vickers 79 incubator as the gas collection chamber was developed and evaluated. The technique, which involved drawing air from the incubator hood at 11 1/min for gas analysis, did not have a significant cooling effect on the infant and the noise levels within the incubator did not exceed(More)
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