Modelling of the Activation of a Stretch Reflex in View of Improving the Muscular Force

Abstract

This paper presents a method to improve the muscular force for a patient's muscle during rehabilitation or training. The aim of this work is to formalise a stretch reflex called myotatic reflex by building an adequate model. This model is then used together with a muscle model to illustrate, through simulation, the efficiency and the feasibility of the method relatively to an isokinetic machine. KeywordsMechanical stimulation, myotatic reflex, muscular force improvement, stretch reflex, gamma loop.

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@inproceedings{Afilal2001ModellingOT, title={Modelling of the Activation of a Stretch Reflex in View of Improving the Muscular Force}, author={Lissan Afilal and Noureddine Manamanni and T . Cherouali and Sa{\"{i}d Moughamir and Janaan Zaytoon}, year={2001} }