Rapid vascular adaptations to training and detraining in persons with spinal cord injury.

@article{Thijssen2006RapidVA,
  title={Rapid vascular adaptations to training and detraining in persons with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Dick H.J. Thijssen and Reinier Ellenkamp and P. G. F. M. Smits and Maria T E Hopman},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={474-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the time course of arterial adaptations during 6 weeks of functional electric stimulation (FES) training and 6 weeks of detraining in subjects with spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN Intervention study (before-after trial). SETTING University medical center. PARTICIPANTS Volunteer sample of 9 subjects with SCI. INTERVENTIONS Six weeks of twice weekly FES cycling and 6 weeks of detraining. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Vascular characteristics were measured by plethysmography… CONTINUE READING