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Stiff limbs

Known as: EXTREMITY STIFFNESS, stiff limb, limbs stiffness 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2019
Review
2019
BACKGROUND Impact loading in runners, assessed by the measurement of tibial acceleration, has attracted substantial research… Expand
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Facultative bipedalism during load transport in nonhuman primates has been argued to be an important behavior potentially leading… Expand
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2014
2014
Controlling dynamic interactions between the lower limb and ground is important for skilled locomotion and may influence injury… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
SUMMARY Maximum power production during multi-joint tasks increases as children grow older. Previous research suggests that in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The stiffness that is measured at the hand of a multijoint arm emerges from the combined effects of the elastic properties of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Lower extremity stiffness is thought to be an important factor in musculoskeletal performance. However, too little or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Abstract In 2 experiments, the effects of mental stress on limb stiffness were investigated. The relative contribution to arm… Expand
2000
2000
The relation between limb stiffness and postural tremor in the upper arm was investigated during a pointing task. The task goal… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
One way the human neuromuscular system negotiates locomotory challenges is by stiffening the muscles and joints of a limb… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A new theory on stress and human performance is proposed in which physical and cognitive stressors enhance the level of… Expand