The effect of multiple sclerosis and gender on central and peripheral fatigue during 2-min MVC

@article{Skurvydas2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of multiple sclerosis and gender on central and peripheral fatigue during 2-min MVC},
  author={Albertas Skurvydas and Marius Brazaitis and Julija Andrejeva and Dalia Mickevi{\vc}ienė and Vytautas Streckis},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={122},
  pages={767-776}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of secondary progressive MS disease on central and peripheral fatigue in women and men during continuous 2-min maximal voluntary contractions (MVC) of the quadriceps muscle. METHODS We studied age-matched (40-50-years of age) healthy individuals (men, n=9; women, n=10) and MS patients (men, n=9; women, n=9). The inclusion criteria for MS patients were a Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Score <4 and a Fatigue Severity Scale Score >5… CONTINUE READING

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