Restoring symmetry: clinical applications of cross-education.

@article{Farthing2014RestoringSC,
  title={Restoring symmetry: clinical applications of cross-education.},
  author={Jonathan P. Farthing and E. Paul Zehr},
  journal={Exercise and sport sciences reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={70-5}
}
The "restoring symmetry" hypothesis poses that cross-education of strength--a crossed-limb adaptation after unilateral training--is best applied to clinical conditions presenting with asymmetries. Cross-education mechanisms should be viewed as evolutionarily conserved circuits that have a small impact on daily life but a meaningful impact for rehabilitation… CONTINUE READING