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Muscle and bone in paraplegic patients, and the effect of functional electrical stimulation.

Abstract:

1. Four paraplegic men volunteered for an exercise programme in which their paralysed quadriceps muscles were stimulated by means of computer-regulated electrical impulses applied through external electrodes. The first exercise regimen consisted of leg raising against a graded load, and during the second regimen exercise took the form of cycling on a modified bicycle ergometer. Each subject exercised five times weekly for 10 weeks during the first regimen and 32 weeks during the second regime...

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Journal:
Clinical science (London, England : 1979)
Volume:
75
Issue:
5
Pages:
481-487
Publication date:
1988-11-05
EISSN:
1470-8736
ISSN:
0143-5221
URN:
uuid:e404c513-719f-4492-808e-51dab43ec987
Source identifiers:
473595
Local pid:
pubs:473595

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