The stretch reflex response in the normal and spastic ankle: effect of ankle position.

@article{Meinders1996TheSR,
  title={The stretch reflex response in the normal and spastic ankle: effect of ankle position.},
  author={Marcel Meinders and Robert Price and Justus Lehmann and K A Questad},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1996},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={487-92}
}
OBJECTIVE The influence of stretch of the gastrocnemiussoleus muscle on the stretch reflex activity was studied, by varying the ankle angle in steps from 10 degrees of plantarflexion (PF) to 5 degrees of dorsiflexion (DF). DESIGN Nonrandomized control trial. SETTING Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of a university medical center. PATIENTS Sixteen subjects with and 16 subjects without spasticity. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The passive elastic stiffness and active reflex response… CONTINUE READING

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