Elbow extension using anterior deltoids and upper pectorals in spinal cord-injured subjects.

@article{Marciello1995ElbowEU,
  title={Elbow extension using anterior deltoids and upper pectorals in spinal cord-injured subjects.},
  author={Michael A Marciello and Gerald J. Herbison and Michelle E Cohen and Richard R Schmidt},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1995},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={426-32}
}
OBJECTIVE Surface electromyography was used to identify muscles active in isometric elbow extension in spinal cord-injured (SCI) patients. DESIGN Tetraplegic subjects participated in this cohort study aimed at identifying some of the muscles that are active during isometric elbow extension. SETTING Regional Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Center. PATIENTS The patients had to have a C6 motor level on the right side (wrist extensor > or = 3/5) with 0/5 or 1/5 elbow extensor muscle power. Of 32… CONTINUE READING

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