Michael A Pascoe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Discharge characteristics of biceps brachii motor units at recruitment when older adults sustained an isometric contraction
    Michael A Pascoe
    Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory, Carlson 202G 354 UCB, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0354, USA
    J Neurophysiol 105:571-81. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Rate coding is compressed but variability is unaltered for motor units in a hand muscle of old adults
    Benjamin K Barry
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0354, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:3206-18. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Prolonged muscle vibration increases stretch reflex amplitude, motor unit discharge rate, and force fluctuations in a hand muscle
    Minoru Shinohara
    Dept of Integrative Physiology, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0354, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:1835-42. 2005
  4. pmc Motor unit activity when young and old adults perform steady contractions while supporting an inertial load
    Michael A Pascoe
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Neurophysiol 109:1055-64. 2013
  5. pmc A spinal pathway between synergists can modulate activity in human elbow flexor muscles
    Benjamin K Barry
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Exp Brain Res 190:347-59. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Common input to different regions of biceps brachii long head
    Benjamin K Barry
    Department of Integrative Physiology, Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Exp Brain Res 193:351-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Discharge rate variability influences the variation in force fluctuations across the working range of a hand muscle
    Chet T Moritz
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Box 357290, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:2449-59. 2005

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Discharge characteristics of biceps brachii motor units at recruitment when older adults sustained an isometric contraction
    Michael A Pascoe
    Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory, Carlson 202G 354 UCB, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0354, USA
    J Neurophysiol 105:571-81. 2011
    ..618) in old adults. These findings contrast with those of young adults and indicate that the integration of synaptic input during sustained contractions differs between young and old adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rate coding is compressed but variability is unaltered for motor units in a hand muscle of old adults
    Benjamin K Barry
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0354, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:3206-18. 2007
    ..A computational model of motor-unit recruitment and rate coding incorporated the experimental observations and was able to match the measured and simulated values for force steadiness across the operating range of the muscle...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prolonged muscle vibration increases stretch reflex amplitude, motor unit discharge rate, and force fluctuations in a hand muscle
    Minoru Shinohara
    Dept of Integrative Physiology, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0354, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:1835-42. 2005
    ..These adjustments were necessary to achieve the target force due to the vibration-induced decrease in the force capacity of the muscle...
  4. pmc Motor unit activity when young and old adults perform steady contractions while supporting an inertial load
    Michael A Pascoe
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Neurophysiol 109:1055-64. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc A spinal pathway between synergists can modulate activity in human elbow flexor muscles
    Benjamin K Barry
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Exp Brain Res 190:347-59. 2008
    ..This reflex pathway provides a mechanism to adjust the activation of biceps brachii with changes in forearm position, and represents a spinal basis for a muscle synergy in humans...
  6. doi request reprint Common input to different regions of biceps brachii long head
    Benjamin K Barry
    Department of Integrative Physiology, Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Exp Brain Res 193:351-9. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Discharge rate variability influences the variation in force fluctuations across the working range of a hand muscle
    Chet T Moritz
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Box 357290, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:2449-59. 2005
    ..22) at all force levels. These results support the hypothesis that discharge rate variability is a major determinant of the trends in isometric force variability across the working range of a muscle...