Journal article icon

Journal article

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...

Expand abstract

Actions


Authors


Halliday, DA More by this author
Cameron, G More by this author
Expand authors...
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

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP