Leg cramps

Known as: Leg Cramp, muscle cramps in leg, CRAMP LEGS 
An involuntary contraction of a muscle supporting the femur.
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2012
Review
2012
Up to 60 percent of adults report that they have had nocturnal leg cramps. The recurrent, painful tightening usually occurs in… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
For predicting fluid responsiveness by passive leg raising (PLR), the lower limbs can be elevated at 45° either from the 45° semi… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
This paper describes the design and human machine interface of an Active Leg EXoskeleton (ALEX) for gait rehabilitation of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Fatigue appears to influence musculoskeletal injury rates during athletic activities, but whether males and females… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Nocturnal leg cramps are common in older people. Such cramps are associated with many common diseases and medications… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have previously reported that elderly compared to young women executed downward stepping with substantially greater leg… (More)
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1999
1999
To determine the prevalence of leg cramps in elderly outpatients and their association any underlying diseases and concomitant… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND It is currently assumed that during static exercise, central command increases heart rate (HR) through a decrease in… (More)
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVE With respect to the use of quinine for the treatment of nocturnal leg cramps, to determine whether the findings of a… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Leg cramps are a common problem, especially in the elderly. The differential diagnosis is extensive and includes the following… (More)
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