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voluntary muscle

[′väl·ən‚ter·ē ′məs·əl]
(physiology)
A muscle directly under the control of the will of the organism.
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Mechanism(s) responsible for incomplete voluntary muscle activation is uncertain, but joint afferent information altering motoneuron drive at spinal or supraspinal levels may be principal causes.
Voluntary muscle contraction (Needle Electromyography finding) was present in 39 non-traumatic peripheral neuropathy patients and absent in 12 traumatic peripheral neuropathy patients (Table 4).
With this exploratory study we wanted to add to the existing knowledge by applying evaluation methods typically used in classical exercise science including measures of neuromuscular function (e.g., muscle strength) and voluntary muscle activation, which all remain unknown in ALS.
The ideal target level modifications according to the voluntary muscle movement the individual has the ability to generate!
Studies on maximal voluntary muscle contraction in patients with fibromyalgia.
Voluntary muscle testing was done using the modified Medical Research Council (MRC) scale.
The present follow-up study finds the three additional patients with paralysis recovering voluntary muscle control following the electrical stimulation of the spine.
Dopamine plays myriad roles, from influencing attention span to altering mood to aiding us in voluntary muscle control.
The overall implication for rehabilitation of foot drop provided by our findings is that interventions that are directly designed to target dorsiflexor weakness should be designed to address the underlying physiological deficit, which is neurological impairment (e.g., decrease in voluntary muscle activation, the ability to activate higher numbers of motor units, or number of active motor units).
The model of dependency in the observed variables (t10m with the variables of maximum voluntary muscle force, basic rate of muscle force development, specific rate of muscle force development, relative values of muscle voluntary force, basic rate of force development, specific rate of force development relative values) was defined using the multiple regression analysis (backward method).
11 ( ANI ): Scientists have identified a novel therapeutic approach for the most frequent genetic cause of ALS, a disorder of the regions of the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement, and frontal temporal degeneration.
Reductions in voluntary muscle force, velocity, or power resulting in fatigue can arise from any one of multiple biosystems (or their interactions)--metabolic, cardiovascular, humoral, and neurological.

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