Could parkinsonian akinesia be attributable to a disturbance in the motor preparatory process?

Abstract

To test the hypothesis that parkinsonian akinesia could be due to a disturbance in motor preparatory process, we measured the extent to which the normal pattern of H-reflex excitability prior to a ballistic movement, in a simple reaction time (RT) paradigm, is modifiable by akinesia. Nine age-matched normals and 11 parkinsonians were examined. They were… (More)

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@article{Chan1986CouldPA, title={Could parkinsonian akinesia be attributable to a disturbance in the motor preparatory process?}, author={Christie Wing-Long Chan}, journal={Brain research}, year={1986}, volume={386 1-2}, pages={183-96} }