Insights From Spinal Cord–Injured Humans


Background—We studied the role of the central nervous system, neural feedback from contracting skeletal muscles, and sympathetic activity to the heart in the control of heart rate and blood pressure during 2 levels of dynamic exercise. Methods and Results—Spinal cord–injured individuals (SCI) with (paraplegia, n 4) or without (tetraplegia, n 6) sympathetic… (More)


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