Increases in corticospinal tract function by treadmill training after incomplete spinal cord injury.

  title={Increases in corticospinal tract function by treadmill training after incomplete spinal cord injury.},
  author={Sarah L. Thomas and Monica A. Gorassini},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={94 4},
In this study, we examined if several months of intensive locomotor training increases the function of spared corticospinal tract pathways after chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) in association with the recovery of locomotor function. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) at incrementing levels of intensity was applied over the motor cortex supplying either the tibialis anterior or vastus lateralis muscles, and the resulting peak-to-peak amplitude of the motor-evoked potentials (MEPs) were… 

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