Serge Rossignol

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Country: Canada

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  1. ncbi Experiments and models of sensorimotor interactions during locomotion
    Alain Frigon
    Center and Group for Neurological Sciences, Department of Physiology, CIHR Group in Neurological Sciences, CIHR Regenerative Medicine and Nanomedicine Team, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Cybern 95:607-27. 2006
  2. ncbi Functional plasticity following spinal cord lesions
    Alain Frigon
    Center and Group for Neurological Sciences, CIHR Group in Neurological Sciences, CIHR Regenerative Medicine and Nanomedicine Team, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 157:231-260. 2006
  3. ncbi Recovery of locomotion after partial spinal cord lesions in cats: assessment using behavioral, electrophysiological and imaging techniques
    Julien Cohen-Adad
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 74:142-57. 2014
  4. ncbi Locomotion and its recovery after spinal injury
    S Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, H3C 3J7, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 10:708-16. 2000
  5. doi Re-expression of locomotor function after partial spinal cord injury
    S Rossignol
    Department of Physiology, Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Physiology (Bethesda) 24:127-39. 2009
  6. ncbi Recovery of locomotion in the cat following spinal cord lesions
    S Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, 2960 Chemin de la Tour, Université de Montréal Montréal Québec, Canada H3T 1J4
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 40:257-66. 2002
  7. ncbi Determinants of locomotor recovery after spinal injury in the cat
    Serge Rossignol
    Center for Research in Neurological Sciences, Department of Physiology, University of Montreal, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 143:163-72. 2004
  8. ncbi Locomotion and its recovery after spinal injury in animal models
    Serge Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Science Neurologiques, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1J4
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 16:201-6. 2002
  9. ncbi Spinal cord injury: time to move?
    Serge Rossignol
    Department of Physiology and Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, University of Montreal, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    J Neurosci 27:11782-92. 2007
  10. ncbi Plasticity of locomotor sensorimotor interactions after peripheral and/or spinal lesions
    Serge Rossignol
    Group and Centre for Research in Neurological Sciences, Multidisciplinary team in Locomotor Rehabilitation CIHR, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Brain Res Rev 57:228-40. 2008

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  1. ncbi Experiments and models of sensorimotor interactions during locomotion
    Alain Frigon
    Center and Group for Neurological Sciences, Department of Physiology, CIHR Group in Neurological Sciences, CIHR Regenerative Medicine and Nanomedicine Team, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Cybern 95:607-27. 2006
    ..Consequently, if one is to devise biologically relevant walking models it is imperative that these sensorimotor interactions at the spinal level be incorporated into the control system...
  2. ncbi Functional plasticity following spinal cord lesions
    Alain Frigon
    Center and Group for Neurological Sciences, CIHR Group in Neurological Sciences, CIHR Regenerative Medicine and Nanomedicine Team, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 157:231-260. 2006
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  3. ncbi Recovery of locomotion after partial spinal cord lesions in cats: assessment using behavioral, electrophysiological and imaging techniques
    Julien Cohen-Adad
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 74:142-57. 2014
    ..Examples of advanced MRI techniques in cats and humans are described, including the current limitations and perspectives. ..
  4. ncbi Locomotion and its recovery after spinal injury
    S Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, H3C 3J7, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 10:708-16. 2000
    ..In spinal-cord-injured humans, a number of recent studies have allowed an objective quantification of the improvement of locomotion through various forms of training and stimulation...
  5. doi Re-expression of locomotor function after partial spinal cord injury
    S Rossignol
    Department of Physiology, Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Physiology (Bethesda) 24:127-39. 2009
    ..In this review, we propose that the spinal CPG also plays a crucial role in the locomotor recovery after incomplete spinal cord injury...
  6. ncbi Recovery of locomotion in the cat following spinal cord lesions
    S Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, 2960 Chemin de la Tour, Université de Montréal Montréal Québec, Canada H3T 1J4
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 40:257-66. 2002
    ..Understanding the changes in spinal cord neurophysiology and neurochemistry after a lesion is of critical importance to the improvement of treatments for locomotor rehabilitation in spinal-cord-injured patients...
  7. ncbi Determinants of locomotor recovery after spinal injury in the cat
    Serge Rossignol
    Center for Research in Neurological Sciences, Department of Physiology, University of Montreal, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 143:163-72. 2004
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  8. ncbi Locomotion and its recovery after spinal injury in animal models
    Serge Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Science Neurologiques, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1J4
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 16:201-6. 2002
  9. ncbi Spinal cord injury: time to move?
    Serge Rossignol
    Department of Physiology and Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, University of Montreal, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    J Neurosci 27:11782-92. 2007
    ..More work is needed on all fronts, but already the results offer great hope for functional recovery after SCI based on sound basic and clinical neuroscience research...
  10. ncbi Plasticity of locomotor sensorimotor interactions after peripheral and/or spinal lesions
    Serge Rossignol
    Group and Centre for Research in Neurological Sciences, Multidisciplinary team in Locomotor Rehabilitation CIHR, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Brain Res Rev 57:228-40. 2008
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  11. ncbi Adaptive changes of locomotion after central and peripheral lesions
    S Rossignol
    Departement de Physiologie, Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3JT, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 82:617-27. 2004
    ..1998) or peripheral lesions...
  12. ncbi Dynamic sensorimotor interactions in locomotion
    Serge Rossignol
    Department of Physiology, Centre for Research in Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, PO Box 6128, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Physiol Rev 86:89-154. 2006
    ..Together these mechanisms contribute to the continuous dynamic adjustment of sensorimotor interactions, ensuring that the central program and feedback mechanisms are congruous during locomotion...
  13. ncbi The cat model of spinal injury
    S Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 137:151-68. 2002
  14. pmc Plasticity of connections underlying locomotor recovery after central and/or peripheral lesions in the adult mammals
    Serge Rossignol
    Department of Physiology, Centre for Research in Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, PO Box 6128, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:1647-71. 2006
    ..It is hoped that some of the issues presented will help to evaluate how plasticity of existing connections may combine with and potentiate treatments designed to promote regeneration to optimize remaining motor functions...
  15. pmc Pharmacological aids to locomotor training after spinal injury in the cat
    S Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, 2960 Chemin de la Tour, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1J4
    J Physiol 533:65-74. 2001
    ..Taken together, this work raises some hope that a targeted pharmacotherapy with better understood drugs and mode and locus of delivery could become a clinical reality...
  16. doi Recovery of locomotion after spinal cord injury: some facts and mechanisms
    Serge Rossignol
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, and Multidisciplinary Team in Locomotor Rehabilitation of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Universite de Montreal, Montreal H3C 3J7, Canada
    Annu Rev Neurosci 34:413-40. 2011
    ..After partial SCI, hindlimb locomotor recovery can result from regeneration or sprouting of spared pathways, but also from mechanisms observed after complete SCI, namely changes within the intrinsic spinal circuitry and sensory inputs...
  17. ncbi Effects of intrathecal glutamatergic drugs on locomotion. II. NMDA and AP-5 in intact and late spinal cats
    Nathalie Giroux
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 90:1027-45. 2003
    ..It is proposed that the basic locomotor rhythmicity in cats is NMDA-dependent and that normally this glutamatergic mechanism is modulated by other neurotransmitters, such as 5-HT and NA...
  18. doi Asymmetric changes in cutaneous reflexes after a partial spinal lesion and retention following spinalization during locomotion in the cat
    Alain Frigon
    Groupe de Recherche du Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Pav Paul G Desmarais, 2960, Chemin de la Tour, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 102:2667-80. 2009
    ..Therefore changes in cutaneous reflexes after the partial lesion and retention following spinalization indicate an important spinal plasticity after incomplete SCI...
  19. doi Dual spinal lesion paradigm in the cat: evolution of the kinematic locomotor pattern
    Grégory Barrière
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Universite de Montreal, Department of Physiology, Montreal, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 104:1119-33. 2010
    ..It is concluded that, after a partial spinal lesion, the hindlimb locomotor pattern was actively maintained by new dynamic interactions between spinal and supraspinal levels but also by intrinsic changes within the spinal cord...
  20. doi Chapter 16--spinal plasticity in the recovery of locomotion
    Serge Rossignol
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 188:229-41. 2011
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  21. doi Recovery of hindlimb locomotion after incomplete spinal cord injury in the cat involves spontaneous compensatory changes within the spinal locomotor circuitry
    Marina Martinez
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Departement de Physiologie, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, 2960 Chemin de la Tour, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 106:1969-84. 2011
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  22. doi Locomotor and reflex adaptation after partial denervation of ankle extensors in chronic spinal cats
    Alain Frigon
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 100:1513-22. 2008
    ..The similarity of changes following LGS denervation in cats with an intact and transected spinal cord suggests that spinal mechanisms play a major role in the locomotor adaptation...
  23. ncbi Plasticity of reflexes from the foot during locomotion after denervating ankle extensors in intact cats
    Alain Frigon
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 98:2122-32. 2007
    ..g., nonstimulated bursts during reflex trials). The functional significance of these changes in muscle activity and reflex pathways on the recovery of locomotion after denervating ankle extensors is discussed...
  24. ncbi Effects of localized intraspinal injections of a noradrenergic blocker on locomotion of high decerebrate cats
    Hugo Delivet-Mongrain
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    J Neurophysiol 100:907-21. 2008
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  25. ncbi Nonlocomotor and locomotor hindlimb responses evoked by electrical microstimulation of the lumbar cord in spinalized cats
    Dorothy Barthelemy
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, 2960 Chemin de la Tour, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4 Canada
    J Neurophysiol 96:3273-92. 2006
    ..The distribution of ISMS-evoked responses is discussed as a function of known localization of interneurons and motoneurons...
  26. doi Incomplete spinal cord injury promotes durable functional changes within the spinal locomotor circuitry
    Marina Martinez
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central FRSQ, Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 108:124-34. 2012
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  27. doi Effect of locomotor training in completely spinalized cats previously submitted to a spinal hemisection
    Marina Martinez
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec, Universite de Montreal, Département de Physiologie and SensoriMotor Rehabilitation Research Team of the Canadian Institute for Health Research, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
    J Neurosci 32:10961-70. 2012
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  28. doi Prominent role of the spinal central pattern generator in the recovery of locomotion after partial spinal cord injuries
    Grégory Barrière
    Multidisciplinary Team in Locomotor Rehabilitation of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Department of Physiology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1J4
    J Neurosci 28:3976-87. 2008
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  29. ncbi Short-latency crossed inhibitory responses in extensor muscles during locomotion in the cat
    Alain Frigon
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 99:989-98. 2008
    ..Short-latency crossed inhibition in ankle extensors appears to be an integral component of cutaneous reflex pathways in intact cats during locomotion, which could be important in synchronizing EMG bursts in muscles of both legs...
  30. ncbi Contribution of cutaneous inputs from the hindpaw to the control of locomotion. II. Spinal cats
    L J G Bouyer
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 90:3640-53. 2003
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  31. ncbi Study of cutaneous reflex compensation during locomotion after nerve section in the cat
    Genevieve Bernard
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Departement de Physiologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 97:4173-85. 2007
    ..It is concluded that the adult locomotor system is capable of central reorganization to enhance specific remaining cutaneous reflex pathways after a partial cutaneous denervation of the paw...
  32. ncbi Mid-lumbar segments are needed for the expression of locomotion in chronic spinal cats
    C Langlet
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 93:2474-88. 2005
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  33. ncbi Characteristics and mechanisms of locomotion induced by intraspinal microstimulation and dorsal root stimulation in spinal cats
    D Barthelemy
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Pavillon Paul G Desmarais, 2960 Chemin de la Tour, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 97:1986-2000. 2007
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  34. ncbi Comparison of the effect of intrathecal administration of clonidine and yohimbine on the locomotion of intact and spinal cats
    N Giroux
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, , , , Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 85:2516-36. 2001
    ..It is postulated therefore that the expression of spinal locomotion must depend on the activation of other types of receptors, probably related to excitatory amino acids...
  35. doi Emergence of deletions during treadmill locomotion as a function of supraspinal and sensory inputs
    Marina Martinez
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Universite de Montreal, Department of Physiology, and SensoriMotor Rehabilitation Research Team, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosci 33:11599-605. 2013
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  36. pmc Adaptive changes of the locomotor pattern and cutaneous reflexes during locomotion studied in the same cats before and after spinalization
    Alain Frigon
    Department of Physiology, Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, PO Box 6128, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Physiol 586:2927-45. 2008
    ..These reflex changes after spinalization provide important clues regarding the functional reorganization of reflex pathways during spinal locomotion...
  37. ncbi Contribution of cutaneous inputs from the hindpaw to the control of locomotion. I. Intact cats
    L J G Bouyer
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 90:3625-39. 2003
    ..The companion paper shows on the other hand that when the same cats are spinalized, these cutaneous inputs become critical for foot placement during locomotion...
  38. doi Treadmill training promotes spinal changes leading to locomotor recovery after partial spinal cord injury in cats
    Marina Martinez
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec, Departement de Physiologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 109:2909-22. 2013
    ..This study highlights the beneficial role of locomotor training in facilitating bilateral and symmetrical functional plastic changes within the spinal circuitry and in promoting locomotor recovery after an incomplete spinal cord injury...
  39. doi Kinematic study of locomotor recovery after spinal cord clip compression injury in rats
    Olivier Alluin
    Multidisciplinary Team in Locomotor Rehabilitation of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central of the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec, Canada Research Chair on the Spinal Cord, Department of Physiology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 28:1963-81. 2011
    ..These findings constitute a kinematic baseline of locomotor recovery after clinically relevant SCI in rats and should be taken into account when evaluating various therapeutic strategies aimed at improving locomotor function...
  40. doi Spontaneous motor rhythms of the back and legs in a patient with a complete spinal cord transection
    Sylvie Nadeau
    Multidisciplinary Team in Locomotor Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:377-83. 2010
    ..Spontaneous activity originating from the spinal cord has been sporadically reported in humans...
  41. ncbi Fictive motor patterns in chronic spinal cats
    K G Pearson
    Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 66:1874-87. 1991
    ..These patterns correspond to three different behaviors (locomotion, paw shake, and rhythmic leg flexion) that can be elicited in behaving chronic spinal cats in response to the same stimuli.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS)..
  42. ncbi Phase-dependent modulation of primary afferent depolarization in single cutaneous primary afferents evoked by peripheral stimulation during fictive locomotion in the cat
    J P Gossard
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Que, Canada
    Brain Res 537:14-23. 1990
    ..This strongly suggests that the presynaptic inhibition in cutaneous fibres evoked by the movement-related feedback during real locomotion could be similarly modulated...
  43. ncbi The effects of serotonergic drugs on the locomotor pattern and on cutaneous reflexes of the adult chronic spinal cat
    H Barbeau
    Departement de Physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Que, Canada
    Brain Res 514:55-67. 1990
    ..This may indicate specific roles for these classes of substances on locomotor function and reflex activity and also provide a basis for further clinical investigations...
  44. doi A dual spinal cord lesion paradigm to study spinal locomotor plasticity in the cat
    Marina Martinez
    Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1279:127-34. 2013
    ..These plastic changes at the spinal cord level could participate in the recovery of locomotion after partial SCI. This short review describes the main findings of this paradigm in adult cats...
  45. ncbi Critical points in the forelimb fictive locomotor cycle and motor coordination: effects of phasic retractions and protractions of the shoulder in the cat
    Philippe Saltiel
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, C P 6128, Station Centre Ville, Universite de Montreal, Montreal Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 92:1342-56. 2004
    ..We argue that the critical points found here correspond to critical biomechanical events in real locomotion and may underlie a phase-dependent motor coordination...
  46. doi Changes in spinal reflex excitability associated with motor sequence learning
    Ovidiu Lungu
    Unité de Neuroimagerie Fonctionelle, Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire de geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 103:2675-83. 2010
    ..Changes also persisted for >60 s after motor activity ceased. Such findings suggest that the excitability in some spinal reflex circuits is altered during the implicit learning process of a new motor sequence...
  47. ncbi Low-threshold, short-latency cutaneous reflexes during fictive locomotion in the "semi-chronic" spinal cat
    L A LaBella
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 91:236-48. 1992
    ..The results are primarily discussed in terms of the existing evidence for short-latency excitatory cutaneous reflexes in extensors in a variety of locomotive and non-locomotive preparations...
  48. ncbi Treadmill locomotion in the intact and spinal mouse
    Hugues Leblond
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1J4
    J Neurosci 23:11411-9. 2003
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  49. ncbi Effects of intrathecal glutamatergic drugs on locomotion I. NMDA in short-term spinal cats
    Connie Chau
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4
    J Neurophysiol 88:3032-45. 2002
    ..The effects of NMDA injection in intact cats and long-term chronic spinal cats will be addressed in a forthcoming companion paper...
  50. ncbi Antidromic discharges in dorsal roots of decerebrate cats. II: studies during treadmill locomotion
    Irina N Beloozerova
    Faculte de Medecine, Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Universite de Montreal, Pavillon Desmarais, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1J4
    Brain Res 996:227-36. 2004
    ..We suggest that these antidromic discharges have a role in controlling afferent feedback during movement...
  51. doi Investigations on spinal cord fMRI of cats under ketamine
    J Cohen-Adad
    GRSNC, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Neuroimage 44:328-39. 2009
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  52. ncbi Responses of medullary reticulospinal neurones to stimulation of cutaneous limb nerves during locomotion in intact cats
    T Drew
    Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 111:153-68. 1996
    ..It is suggested that the base discharge pattern of RSNs might be largely determined by their central afferent input, while peripheral afferent inputs would primarily serve to modify the RSN discharge pattern in response to perturbations...
  53. ncbi Pharmacological activation and modulation of the central pattern generator for locomotion in the cat
    S Rossignol
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Universite de Montreal, Station Centre Ville, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 860:346-59. 1998
    ..Such considerations as the type of drugs, type of lesions, and the time after the lesion will be important for future studies in spinal cord injured patients...
  54. ncbi The effects of antidromic discharges on orthodromic firing of primary afferents in the cat
    J P Gossard
    Centre de Recherce en Sciences Neurologiques, Departement de Physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Univeristé de Montréal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain Res 825:132-45. 1999
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that antidromic activity could alter the mechanisms underlying spike generation in peripheral sensory receptors and modify the orthodromic discharges of afferents during locomotion...
  55. ncbi Partial denervation of ankle extensors prior to spinalization in cats impacts the expression of locomotion and the phasic modulation of reflexes
    A Frigon
    Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Neuroscience 158:1675-90. 2009
    ..If the same denervation is performed after spinalization only transient deficits are observed and spinal locomotion is not compromised...
  56. ncbi Adaptive locomotor plasticity in chronic spinal cats after ankle extensors neurectomy
    L J Bouyer
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    J Neurosci 21:3531-41. 2001
    ..This finding is of prime importance to the understanding of functional plasticity after spinal injury...
  57. ncbi Critical points in the forelimb fictive locomotor cycle and motor coordination: evidence from the effects of tonic proprioceptive perturbations in the cat
    Philippe Saltiel
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, C P 6128, Station Centre Ville, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 92:1329-41. 2004
    ..It is postulated that coordination may be based on a discrete temporal cycle structure along which critical points delimiting burst components are shifted...
  58. ncbi Methodology for MR diffusion tensor imaging of the cat spinal cord
    J Cohen-Adad
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal UdeM, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:323-6. 2007
    ..1 mm(3) and (iv) determination of axonal disruption, in two cats with complete spinal cord transection, using tractography...
  59. doi In vivo DTI of the healthy and injured cat spinal cord at high spatial and angular resolution
    J Cohen-Adad
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Neuroimage 40:685-97. 2008
    ..Important outcomes of this work are (i) tractography-based localisation of anatomical tracts in the thoraco-lumbar spinal cord and (ii) in vivo assessment of axonal integrity following experimental spinal cord injury...
  60. doi A semi-automated software tool to study treadmill locomotion in the rat: from experiment videos to statistical gait analysis
    P Gravel
    Departement de Radiologie, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosci Methods 190:279-88. 2010
    ..The method could, in principle, be adapted to analyze the locomotion of other animals as long as a fluoroscopic imager and a treadmill are available...
  61. doi BOLD signal responses to controlled hypercapnia in human spinal cord
    J Cohen-Adad
    Unité de Neuroimagerie Fonctionnelle, Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Neuroimage 50:1074-84. 2010
    ..Finely, we believe that the use of controlled global stimuli, such as hypercapnia, will help assess the effectiveness of new acquisition techniques...
  62. ncbi Impact of realignment on spinal functional MRI time series
    J Cohen-Adad
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:2126-9. 2007
    ..This has a direct and positive impact on functional imaging when estimating the T-score by means of the general linear model...
  63. doi Cineradiographic (video X-ray) analysis of skilled reaching in a single pellet reaching task provides insight into relative contribution of body, head, oral, and forelimb movement in rats
    Mariam Alaverdashvili
    Department of Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 192:232-47. 2008
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