Modular control of varied locomotor tasks in children with incomplete spinal cord injuries.

@article{Fox2013ModularCO,
  title={Modular control of varied locomotor tasks in children with incomplete spinal cord injuries.},
  author={Emily J. Fox and Nicole J. Tester and Steven A. Kautz and Dena R Howland and David J Clark and Cyndi W Garvan and Andrea Louis Behrman},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={
          1415-25
        }
}
A module is a functional unit of the nervous system that specifies functionally relevant patterns of muscle activation. In adults, four to five modules account for muscle activation during walking. Neurological injury alters modular control and is associated with walking impairments. The effect of neurological injury on modular control in children is unknown and may differ from adults due to their immature and developing nervous systems. We examined modular control of locomotor tasks in… CONTINUE READING
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