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Muscle Tonus

Known as: Muscle tone, Muscle Tension, Muscle Tightness 
The state of activity or tension of a muscle beyond that related to its physical properties, that is, its active resistance to stretch. In skeletal… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Conduit arteries become stiffer with age due to alterations in their morphology and the composition of the their major structural… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
In clinical practice, signs of exaggerated tendon tap reflexes associated with muscle hypertonia are generally thought to be… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
From the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco. Address reprint requests to Dr. Lue at the Department of… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
AbstractMany coaches, athletes and sports medicine personnel hold the belief, based on observations and experiences, that massage… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE There is no consensus concerning the number of patients developing spasticity or the relationship between… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE Cerebrovascular vasomotor reactivity reflects changes in smooth muscle tone in the arterial wall in response to changes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Treadmill training with partial body weight support is a new and promising therapy in gait rehabilitation… Expand
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Resistance arteries exist in a maintained contracted state from which they can dilate or constrict depending on need. In many… Expand
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Review
1984
Review
1984
With the advent of “calcium blockers” in the treatment of cardiovascular disorders, one’s attention is drawn to the role of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
1. Experiments were designed to show whether elements of the command descending from higher centres to exercising muscles provide… Expand
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