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Neuromuscular rate of force development deficit in Parkinson disease.

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Summary of "Neuromuscular rate of force development deficit in Parkinson disease."

Bradykinesia and reduced neuromuscular force exist in Parkinson disease. The interpolated twitch technique has been used to evaluate central versus peripheral manifestations of neuromuscular strength in healthy, aging, and athletic populations, as well as moderate to advanced Parkinson disease, but this method has not been used in mild Parkinson disease. This study aimed to evaluate quadriceps femoris rate of force development and quantify potential central and peripheral activation deficits in individuals with Parkinson disease.

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Name: Clinical biomechanics (Bristol, Avon)
ISSN: 1879-1271
Pages: 14-18

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