Therapeutic neural effects of electrical stimulation

Daly, J. J. and Marsolais, E. B. and Mendell, L. M. and Rymer, W. Z. and Stefanovska, A. and Wolpaw, J. R. and Kantor, C. (1996) Therapeutic neural effects of electrical stimulation. IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering, 4 (4). pp. 218-230. ISSN 1063-6528

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Abstract

Functional neuromuscular stimulation (FNS) devices have been proven to have therapeutic effects as evidenced by the changes in both the voluntary and electrically assisted neuromuscular function and improvements in the condition of soft tissue. Several experiments are being conducted which records changes in humans and animals with spinal cord injuries with the aim of using conditioning methods to assess function after injury and to promote and guide recovery of function. A better understanding of the mechanisms of neural plasticity, achieved through human and animal studies, may help in the design and implementation of FNS systems that have the potential to produce beneficial changes in the subject's central nervous systems.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2200
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 132210
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 25 Mar 2019 14:40
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2019 04:51
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/132210

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