Modulation of the Hoffmann reflex in soleus and medial gastrocnemius during stair ascent and descent in young and older adults.

Affiliation

Laboratory of Applied Neurophysiology and Biology, ULB Neuroscience Institute (UNI), Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), 808 route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The Hoffmann (H) reflex can provide relevant information on spinal control of leg muscles during locomotor tasks in young and older adults.

Keywords

Ageing,Ankle plantar flexors,Electromyography (EMG),Force platform,H reflex,Staircase,

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