Prolonged cortical silent period is related to poor fitness and fatigue, but not tumor necrosis factor, in Multiple Sclerosis.

Affiliation

Recovery and Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, L.A. Miller Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Poor fitness among people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) aggravates disease symptoms. Whether low fitness levels accompany brain functioning changes is unknown.

Keywords

Cardiorespiratory fitness,Cortical silent period,Corticospinal excitability,Fatigue,Multiple Sclerosis,Transcranial magnetic stimulation,Tumor necrosis factor,

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