Shortening reaction of human tibialis anterior.


The shortening reaction of tibialis anterior was observed in 6 of 25 normal subjects, in 6 of 40 patients with upper motor neuron syndromes, and in 11 of 17 patients with Parkinson's disease. The latency of the shortening reaction was comparable with that of the latter part of the long-latency stretch reflexes. The magnitude of the shortening reaction… (More)


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@article{Suppa1984ShorteningRO, title={Shortening reaction of human tibialis anterior.}, author={Antonio Suppa and Mark Hallett}, journal={Neurology}, year={1984}, volume={34 2}, pages={242-5} }