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Stiff limbs

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

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2015
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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2009
2009
SUMMARY Maximum power production during multi-joint tasks increases as children grow older. Previous research suggests that in… Expand
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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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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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2001
2001
Abstract In 2 experiments, the effects of mental stress on limb stiffness were investigated. The relative contribution to arm… Expand
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2000
2000
The relation between limb stiffness and postural tremor in the upper arm was investigated during a pointing task. The task goal… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
In this article both movement errors and successful movements are considered to be the product of varying ratios of muscle force… Expand
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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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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
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