Central activation, muscle performance, and physical function in men infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Scott2007CentralAM,
  title={Central activation, muscle performance, and physical function in men infected with human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Wayne B Scott and Krisann K Oursler and Leslie I. Katzel and Alice S Ryan and David W Russ},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={374-83}
}
Loss of muscle mass and limitations in activity have been reported in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), even those who are otherwise asymptomatic. The extent to which factors other than muscle atrophy impair muscle performance has not been addressed in depth. The purpose of this study was to determine the extent of neuromuscular activation of the knee extensors and ankle dorsiflexors of 27 men infected with HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy and its relationship to… CONTINUE READING