Influence of posture and muscle length on stretch reflex activity in poststroke patients with spasticity

Judith F. Fleuren*, Mark J. Nederhand, Hermie J. Hermens

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    Abstract

    Objective To investigate the influence of different positions on stretch reflex activity of knee flexors and extensors measured by electromyography in poststroke patients with spasticity and its expression in the Ashworth Scale.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)981-988
    Number of pages8
    JournalArchives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
    Volume87
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006

    Keywords

    • BSS-Biomechatronics and rehabilitation technology
    • Stroke
    • Posture
    • Rehabilitation
    • Muscle spasticity

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