Changes in soleus H-reflex during walking in middle-aged, healthy subjects

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Changes in soleus H-reflex during walking in middle-aged, healthy subjects. / Raffalt, Peter C; Alkjær, Tine; Simonsen, Erik B.

I: Muscle & Nerve, Bind 51, Nr. 3, 03.2015, s. 419-25.

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Raffalt, PC, Alkjær, T & Simonsen, EB 2015, 'Changes in soleus H-reflex during walking in middle-aged, healthy subjects', Muscle & Nerve, bind 51, nr. 3, s. 419-25. https://doi.org/10.1002/mus.24279

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Raffalt, P. C., Alkjær, T., & Simonsen, E. B. (2015). Changes in soleus H-reflex during walking in middle-aged, healthy subjects. Muscle & Nerve, 51(3), 419-25. https://doi.org/10.1002/mus.24279

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Raffalt PC, Alkjær T, Simonsen EB. Changes in soleus H-reflex during walking in middle-aged, healthy subjects. Muscle & Nerve. 2015 mar;51(3):419-25. https://doi.org/10.1002/mus.24279

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Raffalt, Peter C ; Alkjær, Tine ; Simonsen, Erik B. / Changes in soleus H-reflex during walking in middle-aged, healthy subjects. I: Muscle & Nerve. 2015 ; Bind 51, Nr. 3. s. 419-25.

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abstract = "INTRODUCTION: To assess the effect of aging on stretch reflex modulation during walking, soleus H-reflexes obtained in 15 middle-aged (mean age 56.4±6.9 years) and 15 young (mean age 23.7±3.9 years) subjects were compared.METHODS: The H-reflex amplitude, muscle activity (EMG) of the soleus and tibialis anterior muscles, and EMG/H-reflex gain were measured during 4-km/h treadmill walking.RESULTS: The normalized H-reflex amplitude was lower in the swing phase for the middle-aged group, and there was no difference in muscle activity. EMG/H-reflex gain did not differ between groups.CONCLUSIONS: H-reflex amplitude during walking was affected by aging, and changes during the swing phase could be seen in the middle-aged subjects. Subdividing the 2 age groups into groups of facilitated or suppressed swing-phase H-reflex revealed that the H-reflex amplitude modulation pattern in the group with facilitated swing-phase H-reflex may be influenced by aging.",
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T1 - Changes in soleus H-reflex during walking in middle-aged, healthy subjects

AU - Raffalt, Peter C

AU - Alkjær, Tine

AU - Simonsen, Erik B

N1 - © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

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N2 - INTRODUCTION: To assess the effect of aging on stretch reflex modulation during walking, soleus H-reflexes obtained in 15 middle-aged (mean age 56.4±6.9 years) and 15 young (mean age 23.7±3.9 years) subjects were compared.METHODS: The H-reflex amplitude, muscle activity (EMG) of the soleus and tibialis anterior muscles, and EMG/H-reflex gain were measured during 4-km/h treadmill walking.RESULTS: The normalized H-reflex amplitude was lower in the swing phase for the middle-aged group, and there was no difference in muscle activity. EMG/H-reflex gain did not differ between groups.CONCLUSIONS: H-reflex amplitude during walking was affected by aging, and changes during the swing phase could be seen in the middle-aged subjects. Subdividing the 2 age groups into groups of facilitated or suppressed swing-phase H-reflex revealed that the H-reflex amplitude modulation pattern in the group with facilitated swing-phase H-reflex may be influenced by aging.

AB - INTRODUCTION: To assess the effect of aging on stretch reflex modulation during walking, soleus H-reflexes obtained in 15 middle-aged (mean age 56.4±6.9 years) and 15 young (mean age 23.7±3.9 years) subjects were compared.METHODS: The H-reflex amplitude, muscle activity (EMG) of the soleus and tibialis anterior muscles, and EMG/H-reflex gain were measured during 4-km/h treadmill walking.RESULTS: The normalized H-reflex amplitude was lower in the swing phase for the middle-aged group, and there was no difference in muscle activity. EMG/H-reflex gain did not differ between groups.CONCLUSIONS: H-reflex amplitude during walking was affected by aging, and changes during the swing phase could be seen in the middle-aged subjects. Subdividing the 2 age groups into groups of facilitated or suppressed swing-phase H-reflex revealed that the H-reflex amplitude modulation pattern in the group with facilitated swing-phase H-reflex may be influenced by aging.

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