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A Model of the Hoffmann Reflex

Ward, T. (2000) A Model of the Hoffmann Reflex. In: World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, 2000, Chicago, IL, USA.

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Abstract

The Hoffman reflex which has applications in assessment of nervous system damage in stroke, spinal injury, Parkinson's disease and other conditions is studied here both practically and theoretically. Using recorded Hoffman reflex data a model is proposed that captures the qualitative behaviour of the phenomenon and allows investigation of how different waveform morphologies and patterns of recruitment can be related to underlying physiological variables.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Hoffnam Reflex; Neural modelling; EMG;
Subjects: Science & Engineering > Electronic Engineering
Item ID: 1314
Depositing User: Dr Tomas Ward
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2009 16:11
Refereed: Yes
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