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Muscle paresis and passive stiffness: key determinants in limiting function in Hereditary and Sporadic Spastic Paraparesis.

Marsden, J; Ramdharry, G; Stevenson, V; Thompson, A; (2012) Muscle paresis and passive stiffness: key determinants in limiting function in Hereditary and Sporadic Spastic Paraparesis. Gait & Posture , 35 (2) 266 - 271. 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2011.09.018. Green and gold open access

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Abstract

People with Hereditary and Sporadic Spastic Parapresis (SP) walk with a stiff legged gait characterised by a lack of knee flexion.

Type:Article
Title:Muscle paresis and passive stiffness: key determinants in limiting function in Hereditary and Sporadic Spastic Paraparesis.
Location:UK
Open access status:An open access publication. A version is also available from UCL Discovery.
DOI:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2011.09.018
Publisher version:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2011.09.018
Language:English
Additional information:This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. PMCID: PMC3657152
Keywords:Adult, Anthropometry, Case-Control Studies, Disability Evaluation, Female, Gait, Gait Disorders, Neurologic, Humans, Isometric Contraction, Lower Extremity, Male, Middle Aged, Mobility Limitation, Muscle Strength, Muscle, Skeletal, Paraparesis, Spastic, Range of Motion, Articular, Reference Values, Sensitivity and Specificity, Walking
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences

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