Locomotor training improves premotoneuronal control after chronic spinal cord injury.

  title={Locomotor training improves premotoneuronal control after chronic spinal cord injury.},
  author={Maria Knikou and Chaithanya Krishna Mummidisetty},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={111 11},
Spinal inhibition is significantly reduced after spinal cord injury (SCI) in humans. In this work, we examined if locomotor training can improve spinal inhibition exerted at a presynaptic level. Sixteen people with chronic SCI received an average of 45 training sessions, 5 days/wk, 1 h/day. The soleus H-reflex depression in response to low-frequency stimulation, presynaptic inhibition of soleus Ia afferent terminals following stimulation of the common peroneal nerve, and bilateral EMG recovery… 

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