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  1. ncbi Rating systems for evaluation of the elbow
    Umile Giuseppe Longo
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo, 200, 00128 Trigoria Rome, Italy
    Br Med Bull 87:131-61. 2008
  2. ncbi Comparison of neural responses in primary motor cortex to transient and continuous loads during posture
    Troy M Herter
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Canadian Institute for Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen s University, Botterell Hall, Room 219, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    J Neurophysiol 101:150-63. 2009
  3. ncbi Elbow nerves: MR findings in 60 asymptomatic subjects--normal anatomy, variants, and pitfalls
    Daniela B Husarik
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Radiology 252:148-56. 2009
  4. ncbi Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: MR neurography--nerve T2 signal increase and caliber
    Philipp Bäumer
    Department of Neuroradiology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Radiology 260:199-206. 2011
  5. ncbi Differences in size, strength, and power of upper and lower body muscle groups in young and older men
    Darren G Candow
    87 Campus Drive, College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5B2
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:148-56. 2005
  6. ncbi Changes in hardness of the human elbow flexor muscles after eccentric exercise
    M Murayama
    Institute of Physical Education, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 82:361-7. 2000
  7. ncbi Cutaneous receptors contribute to kinesthesia at the index finger, elbow, and knee
    D F Collins
    Human Neurophysiology Laboratory, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 94:1699-706. 2005
  8. ncbi Effect of eccentric contraction velocity on muscle damage in repeated bouts of elbow flexor exercise
    Renato Barroso
    School of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:534-40. 2010
  9. ncbi Altered responses of human elbow flexors to peripheral-nerve and cortical stimulation during a sustained maximal voluntary contraction
    J L Taylor
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 127:108-15. 1999
  10. pmc Origins of abnormal excitability in biceps brachii motoneurons of spastic-paretic stroke survivors
    Carol J Mottram
    Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurophysiol 102:2026-38. 2009

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  1. ncbi Rating systems for evaluation of the elbow
    Umile Giuseppe Longo
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo, 200, 00128 Trigoria Rome, Italy
    Br Med Bull 87:131-61. 2008
    Many scoring systems have been used for elbow disorders. However, only few of these have been validated, and many assess only few aspects of elbow function.
  2. ncbi Comparison of neural responses in primary motor cortex to transient and continuous loads during posture
    Troy M Herter
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Canadian Institute for Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen s University, Botterell Hall, Room 219, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    J Neurophysiol 101:150-63. 2009
    ..perturbations were examined by transiently applying (300 ms) flexor and extensor torques to the shoulder and/or elbow during postural maintenance...
  3. ncbi Elbow nerves: MR findings in 60 asymptomatic subjects--normal anatomy, variants, and pitfalls
    Daniela B Husarik
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Radiology 252:148-56. 2009
    To prospectively evaluate the signal intensity (SI), course, and diameter of elbow nerves and to identify anatomic variants that are potentially associated with nerve compression syndromes on magnetic resonance (MR) images of ..
  4. ncbi Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: MR neurography--nerve T2 signal increase and caliber
    Philipp Bäumer
    Department of Neuroradiology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Radiology 260:199-206. 2011
    To assess nerve T2 signal and caliber as diagnostic signs at magnetic resonance (MR) neurography in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE).
  5. ncbi Differences in size, strength, and power of upper and lower body muscle groups in young and older men
    Darren G Candow
    87 Campus Drive, College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5B2
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:148-56. 2005
    ..05 rad/s and 3.14 rad/s in flexor and extensor muscles of the elbow and knee, and in ankle plantar flexors in young (n=22, 18-31 years) and older (n=28, 59-76 years) men...
  6. ncbi Changes in hardness of the human elbow flexor muscles after eccentric exercise
    M Murayama
    Institute of Physical Education, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 82:361-7. 2000
    The purpose of this study was to investigate changes in muscle hardness after eccentric exercise of the elbow flexors muscles that produce muscle shortening and swelling...
  7. ncbi Cutaneous receptors contribute to kinesthesia at the index finger, elbow, and knee
    D F Collins
    Human Neurophysiology Laboratory, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 94:1699-706. 2005
    ..Illusory movements were evoked at the interphalangeal (IP) joints of the index finger, the elbow, and the knee by stimulation of populations of cutaneous and muscle spindle receptors, both separately and ..
  8. ncbi Effect of eccentric contraction velocity on muscle damage in repeated bouts of elbow flexor exercise
    Renato Barroso
    School of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:534-40. 2010
    ..s(-1)) group. The exercise consisted of 30 maximal eccentric contractions of the elbow flexors at each velocity, in which the elbow joint was forcibly extended from 60 degrees to 180 degrees (full ..
  9. ncbi Altered responses of human elbow flexors to peripheral-nerve and cortical stimulation during a sustained maximal voluntary contraction
    J L Taylor
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 127:108-15. 1999
    ..Subjects (n=8) performed sustained maximal voluntary contractions (MVCs) of the right elbow flexors for 2 min...
  10. pmc Origins of abnormal excitability in biceps brachii motoneurons of spastic-paretic stroke survivors
    Carol J Mottram
    Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurophysiol 102:2026-38. 2009
    ..distinction was made by recording firing rate profiles of pairs of motor units during isometric contractions of elbow flexor muscles...
  11. ncbi Ultrasound evaluation of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: correlation with electrophysiological studies
    Alessandro Volpe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Verona, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1098-101. 2009
    To evaluate, in patients with ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE), if ultrasonographic differences in ulnar nerve size correlate with severity score determined by electrodiagnostic studies.
  12. ncbi Reproducible measurement of voluntary activation of human elbow flexors with motor cortical stimulation
    Gabrielle Todd
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of Wales, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 97:236-42. 2004
    ..Furthermore, its reliability and variability were similar to the resting twitch estimated from 30 contractions and to that evoked by conventional motor nerve stimulation...
  13. ncbi Apparent conduction block in patients with ulnar neuropathy at the elbow and proximal Martin-Gruber anastomosis
    Charles H Whitaker
    Department of Neurology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Muscle Nerve 30:808-11. 2004
    ..report described a proximal MGA resembling partial conduction block in a patient with ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE). As a result, we screened patients with similar findings...
  14. ncbi Diagnosing ulnar neuropathy at the elbow using magnetic resonance neurography
    Nayela N Keen
    Dept of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Suite M392, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 41:401-7. 2012
    Early diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow is important. Magnetic resonance neurography (MRN) images peripheral nerves. We evaluated the usefulness of elbow MRN in diagnosing ulnar neuropathy at the elbow.
  15. ncbi Motor unit synchronization is increased in biceps brachii after exercise-induced damage to elbow flexor muscles
    Tamara J Dartnall
    Discipline of Physiology and Research Centre for Human Movement Control, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    J Neurophysiol 99:1008-19. 2008
    ..Eight subjects (age, 25 +/- 7 yr) performed three tasks involving isometric contraction of elbow flexors while EMG (surface and intramuscular) records were obtained from biceps brachii...
  16. ncbi Responses of old men to repeated bouts of eccentric exercise of the elbow flexors in comparison with young men
    A P Lavender
    Exercise and Sports Science, Graduate School of Integrated Science, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 97:619-26. 2006
    ..5 +/- 4.1 years) and ten young men (20.4 +/- 2.0 years) performed two bouts of eccentric exercise of the elbow flexors (six sets of five eccentric actions) separated by 4 weeks...
  17. ncbi Soft tissue coverage of the elbow: a reconstructive algorithm
    Mark Jensen
    Department of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 39:251-64, vii. 2008
    ..the multitude of options for coverage, the authors have found four flaps to provide reliable coverage for most elbow deficits within their practice; these flaps are the latissimus dorsi flap, the radial forearm flap, the anconeus ..
  18. ncbi Short-term high- vs. low-velocity isokinetic lengthening training results in greater hypertrophy of the elbow flexors in young men
    Tim N Shepstone
    Exercise of Metabolism Research Group, Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Appl Physiol 98:1768-76. 2005
    ..high-resistance muscle lengthening contractions on muscle fiber and whole muscle cross-sectional area (CSA) of the elbow flexors was investigated in young men. Twelve subjects (23.8 +/- 2...
  19. ncbi Variation of muscle coactivation patterns in chronic stroke during robot-assisted elbow training
    Xiaoling Hu
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1022-9. 2007
    To investigate the variation of muscle coactivation patterns during the course of robot-assisted rehabilitation on elbow flexion and extension for chronic stroke.
  20. ncbi Ultrasonographic swelling ratio in the diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Joon Shik Yoon
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Muscle Nerve 38:1231-5. 2008
    ..site of maximal enlargement and at an unaffected site may improve diagnostic accuracy in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE), when compared to a single measurement at the site of maximal enlargement...
  21. ncbi Gross ultrastructural changes and necrotic fiber segments in elbow flexor muscles after maximal voluntary eccentric action in humans
    Fredrik Lauritzen
    Department of Anatomy and Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 107:1923-34. 2009
    ..A group of untrained subjects performed 70 voluntary maximal eccentric muscle actions using the elbow flexors...
  22. pmc Elevations in ostensibly anabolic hormones with resistance exercise enhance neither training-induced muscle hypertrophy nor strength of the elbow flexors
    Daniel W D West
    Exercise Metabolism Research Group, Dept of Kinesiology, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, ON L8S4K1 Canada
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 108:60-7. 2010
    ..Twelve healthy young men (21.8 +/- 1.2 yr, body mass index = 23.1 +/- 0.6 kg/m(2)) trained their elbow flexors independently for 15 wk on separate days and under different hormonal milieu...
  23. ncbi Coupling of eye, finger, elbow, and shoulder movements during manual aiming
    W F Helsen
    Department of Kenesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Mot Behav 32:241-8. 2000
    Temporal and spatial coupling of point of gaze (PG) and movements of the finger, elbow, and shoulder during a speeded aiming task were examined...
  24. ncbi Compliant walking in primates: elbow and knee yield in primates compared to other mammals
    Eileen Larney
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 4364, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 125:42-50. 2004
    ..In order to explore the generality of this claim, elbow and knee angles during walking were documented at touchdown, midstance, and liftoff in a sample of primates, ..
  25. ncbi Vertical infraclavicular brachial plexus block: needle redirection after elicitation of elbow flexion
    Nizar Moayeri
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 34:236-41. 2009
    ..Initially, elbow flexion (lateral cord) is generally observed...
  26. ncbi Electromechanical delay in isometric actions initiated from nonresting levels
    P F Vint
    Research Integrations, Inc, 9280 S Kyrene Rd, Suite 101, Tempe, AZ 85284, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:978-83. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether electromechanical delay (EMD) was associated exclusively with the onset of tension from a resting state and whether EMD remained constant across different rates of force development...
  27. ncbi Increased bradykinesia in Parkinson's disease with increased movement complexity: elbow flexion-extension movements
    Rachel Moroney
    Biomedical Signals and Systems, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Twente, P O Box 217, 7500 AE, Enschede, The Netherlands
    J Comput Neurosci 25:501-19. 2008
    ..In order to compare model simulations with performed movements, flexion and extension at the elbow joint is taken as a test case...
  28. ncbi Hypertrichosis cubiti (hairy elbow syndrome): a clue to a malformation syndrome
    Agata Polizzi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Catania, National Research Council, Catania, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 18:1019-25. 2005
    Hypertrichosis cubiti (HC) or hairy elbow syndrome (OMIM # 139600) consists of a localised form of long vellus hair on the extensor surfaces of the distal third of the upper arm and the proximal third of the forearm bilaterally, or ..
  29. pmc Position sense at the human forearm in the horizontal plane during loading and vibration of elbow muscles
    G E Ansems
    Department of Physiology, PO Box 13F, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    J Physiol 576:445-55. 2006
    ..Before each match the reference arm was conditioned by contracting elbow muscles while the arm was held flexed or extended...
  30. ncbi Changes in isokinetic torque and muscular activity of elbow flexors muscles with age
    M Pousson
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, UFR STAPS, BP 27877, Universite de Bourgogne, 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
    Exp Gerontol 36:1687-98. 2001
    This study examined the influence of aging on torque-angular velocity relationships for elbow flexion and the corresponding muscular activity levels in order to target the mechanisms involved in the eccentric muscle action in older ..
  31. ncbi Mapping from motor cortex to biceps and triceps altered by elbow angle
    Michael S A Graziano
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, New Jersey 08544, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:395-407. 2004
    ..The mapping appeared to change depending on the angle at which the elbow was fixed...
  32. ncbi Musculocutaneous neurotization to restore elbow flexion in brachial plexus paralysis
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopedics, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:325-9. 2006
    ..The upper roots are often traumatized, and therefore elbow flexion is usually lost...
  33. ncbi Lower excitability of the corticospinal tract to transcranial magnetic stimulation during lengthening contractions in human elbow flexors
    H Sekiguchi
    Motor Dysfunction Division, Research Institute, National Rehabilitation Center for the Disabled, 4 1, Namiki, Tokorozawa 359 8555, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 312:83-6. 2001
    ..magnetic stimulation and the size of motor evoked potentials was investigated in six healthy subjects during elbow flexion and extension...
  34. ncbi [Significance of electroneurographic parameters in the diagnosis of chronic neuropathy of the ulnar nerve at the elbow]
    H B Kitzinger
    Abteilung für Wiederherstellende und Plastische Chirurgie, Universitatsklinik fur Chirurgie, Allgemeines Krankenhaus, Medizinische Universität Wien
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 37:276-81. 2005
    Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE) is the second most common compressive neuropathy of the upper limb. Besides clinical evaluation, electrodiagnostic studies are usually applied to confirm the diagnosis...
  35. ncbi Short- and long-latency reflex responses during different motor tasks in elbow flexor muscles
    K Nakazawa
    Motor Dysfunction Division, Research Institute, National Rehabilitation Center for the Disabled, Namiki, Tokorozawa, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 116:20-8. 1997
    Stretch reflex responses in three elbow flexor muscles - the brachioradialis and the short and long heads of the biceps brachii - were studied during different motor tasks...
  36. ncbi Vena cubiti media for creation of a loop-shaped arteriovenous fistula at the elbow region
    Niyazi Gormus
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Meram Medical School of Selcuk University, Meram, Konya, Turkey
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:589-92. 2004
    ..These results suggest that an end-to-side anastomosis between the brachial artery and, vena cubiti media can be used as a second choice for hemodialysis access in patients with end-stage renal disease...
  37. ncbi Evaluation of the numeric rating scale for perception of effort during isometric elbow flexion exercise
    Sofia Lampropoulou
    Physiotherapy Department, Technological Educational Institute of Patras at Aigio, Patra 25100, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:1167-75. 2012
    ..reliability and validity of the numerical rating scale (0-10 NRS) for rating perception of effort during isometric elbow flexion in healthy people. 33 individuals (32 ± 8 years) participated in the study...
  38. ncbi Percutaneous phenol block of the musculocutaneous nerve to control elbow flexor spasticity
    M A Keenan
    Adult Brain Injury Service, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, CA 90242
    J Hand Surg Am 15:340-6. 1990
    ..The mean resting position decreased from 120 degrees of flexion to 69 degrees. Elbow range of motion increased an average of 53 degrees. There were no complications...
  39. ncbi Isokinetic elbow flexion and coactivation following eccentric training
    S Colson
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 9:13-20. 1999
    ..training on torque/angular velocity relationships and coactivation level during maximal voluntary isokinetic elbow flexion was examined...
  40. ncbi Tuberculosis of the elbow in children
    Stewart I Dix-Peek
    Department of Orthopaedics, Maitland Cottage Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 12:282-6. 2003
    Ten children with tuberculosis of the elbow treated over a 21-year period from 1979 to 1999 were reviewed retrospectively...
  41. ncbi Osteochondral autograft transplantation for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow in juvenile baseball players: minimum 2-year follow-up
    Yuji Yamamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, 5 Zaifu cho, Hirosaki, Aomori 036 8562, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 34:714-20. 2006
    ..Osteochondral autografts have recently become popular to treat articular cartilage defects, and they are used for unstable osteochondritis dissecans lesions as a means of biological fixation...
  42. ncbi Elbow flexion and extension strength relative to body or muscle size in children
    Louise E Wood
    Department of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1977-84. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to examine gender- and age-related differences in elbow flexion and extension strength in children, when linear size measurements and actual measurements of muscle size were used as explanatory variables in ..
  43. ncbi Ulnar nerve and cubital tunnel ultrasound in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Joon Shik Yoon
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:887-9. 2008
    To determine the accuracy of the ultrasonographic measurement of ulnar nerve to cubital tunnel area for diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow.
  44. ncbi Maximal force during eccentric and isometric actions at different elbow angles
    V Linnamo
    Neuromuscular Research Center, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:672-8. 2006
    ..Maximal voluntary force (MVC) of elbow flexion of ten healthy male volunteers was measured during isometric and isokinetic eccentric action starting from ..
  45. ncbi Avoiding false-negative nerve conduction study in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Sun Jae Won
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Korea University College of Medicine, Guro Dong, Seoul, South Korea
    Muscle Nerve 44:583-6. 2011
    Ulnar nerve displacement at the elbow causes overestimation of nerve conduction velocity...
  46. ncbi 'Lateral elbow tendinopathy' is the most appropriate diagnostic term for the condition commonly referred-to as lateral epicondylitis
    Dimitrios Stasinopoulos
    School of Health and Human Sciences, Faculty of Health, Leeds Metropolitan University, Calverly Street, Leeds LS1 3HE, UK
    Med Hypotheses 67:1400-2. 2006
    A plethora of terms that have been used to describe lateral epicondylitis including tennis elbow (TE), epicondylalgia, tendonitis, tendinosis and tendinopathy. These terms usually have the prefix extensor or lateral elbow...
  47. ncbi Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: follow-up and prognostic factors determining outcome
    R Beekman
    Department of Neurology, Atrium Medical Center, PO Box 4446, 6401 CX Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Neurology 63:1675-80. 2004
    To determine the outcome in patients with ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE) treated surgically or conservatively, and the prognostic value of clinical, sonographic, and electrophysiologic features.
  48. ncbi A review of epidemiology of paediatric elbow injuries in sports
    Merzesh Magra
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, England
    Sports Med 37:717-35. 2007
    The elbow is a common site of orthopaedic injury in the paediatric population. The number of these injuries continues to rise following increased levels of participation in paediatric recreational and competitive sport...
  49. ncbi Differences in the force/endurance relationship between young and older men
    Ilenia Bazzucchi
    Department of Human Movement and Sport Sciences, Istituto Universitario di Scienze Motorie, 00194 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 93:390-7. 2005
    ..in six older (70-72 years) healthy men matched for comparable absolute and specific maximal force of the dominant elbow flexors, differences in isometric endurance, myoelectrical fatigability, and shortening velocity are still ..
  50. ncbi Functional magnetic resonance imaging reveals age-related alterations to motor networks in weighted elbow flexion-extension movement
    Joo Hyun Kim
    Department of Medical and Biological Engineering, Kyungpook National University College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Korea
    Neurol Res 32:995-1001. 2010
    we investigated whether motor system activity in normal aging shows age-related alteration during a non-isomeric elbow flexion-extension movement task using weights.
  51. ncbi Eccentric exercise increases EMG amplitude and force fluctuations during submaximal contractions of elbow flexor muscles
    John G Semmler
    School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, Univ of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 103:979-89. 2007
    ..the effect of eccentric exercise on the ability to exert steady submaximal forces with muscles that cross the elbow joint...
  52. ncbi Patient outcome following a thoracodorsal to musculocutaneous nerve transfer for reconstruction of elbow flexion
    C B Novak
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Br J Plast Surg 55:416-9. 2002
    ..patients who had undergone transfer of the thoracodorsal nerve to the musculocutaneous nerve for reconstruction of elbow flexion. The mean age was 47 years (standard deviation: 24 years; range: 17-72 years)...
  53. ncbi Systemic inflammatory responses to maximal versus submaximal lengthening contractions of the elbow flexors
    Jonathan M Peake
    Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Japan
    Exerc Immunol Rev 12:72-85. 2006
    ..of muscle damage and systemic inflammation after submaximal and maximal lengthening muscle contractions of the elbow flexors...
  54. ncbi Use and functioning of the affected limb in children with unilateral congenital below-elbow deficiency during infancy and preschool age: a longitudinal observational multiple case study
    Mijna Hadders-Algra
    Dept of Paediatrics Developmental Neurology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 89:49-54. 2013
    Children with unilateral congenital below elbow deficiency (UCBED) lack a part of an arm, thereby lacking a part of the typical hand function...
  55. ncbi Optimal screening distance for ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Mark E Landau
    Department of Neurology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Muscle Nerve 27:570-4. 2003
    ..Our objective was therefore to determine the optimal screening distance for ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE) incorporating previously derived experimental errors for calculating nerve conduction velocity (NCV)...
  56. ncbi Effects of velocity on maximal torque production in poststroke hemiparesis
    Peter S Lum
    Rehabilitation Research and Development Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94304 1200, USA
    Muscle Nerve 30:732-42. 2004
    ..of movement velocity on maximal torque production during isokinetic, concentric flexion and extension of the elbow in poststroke subjects. Three speeds were tested (30, 75, 120 deg/s) over a 100-deg range of motion...
  57. ncbi Muscle damage and soreness after endurance exercise of the elbow flexors
    Kazunori Nosaka
    Exercise and Sports Science, Graduate School of Integrated Science, Yokohama City University, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:920-7. 2002
    This study investigated changes in indirect markers of muscle damage after endurance exercise of the elbow flexors and compared the changes with those after maximal eccentric actions (Max-ECC) of the elbow flexors.
  58. ncbi Changes in cerebral blood flow induced by passive and active elbow and hand movements
    M Matteis
    , Italy
    J Neurol 248:104-8. 2001
    ..velocity was performed during the following experimental conditions: 1-min of active and passive flexion-extension elbow movement and 1-min of active and passive dorsal extension hand movement...
  59. ncbi Activity and participation of children and adolescents with unilateral congenital below elbow deficiency: an online focus group study
    Ingrid G M de Jong
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 44:885-92. 2012
    To assess whether children/adolescents with unilateral congenital below elbow deficiency experience activity or participation limitations and how they deal with those limitations.
  60. ncbi The use of a portable muscle tone measurement device to measure the effects of botulinum toxin type a on elbow flexor spasticity
    Jia Jin Jason Chen
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, ROC
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1655-60. 2005
    ..To use a portable muscle tone assessment device to measure spasticity after a botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) injection...
  61. pmc Testicular fusocellular rhabdomyosarcoma as a metastasis of elbow sclerosing rhabdomyosarcoma: A clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical and molecular study of one case
    Miguel Martorell
    Department of Pathology, Hospital General Universitario de Valencia, University of Valencia, Spain
    Diagn Pathol 5:52. 2010
    ..We report the case of a 37 year-old male with a 9 x 6 cm SRMS on the right elbow. Histologically, the tumor showed an abundant extracellular hyaline matrix with extratumoral vascular emboli and ..
  62. ncbi Functional restoration of elbow extension after spinal-cord injury using a neural network-based synergistic FES controller
    Joseph P Giuffrida
    Department of Rehabilitation Engineering, Cleveland Medical Devices Inc, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 13:147-52. 2005
    Individuals with a C5/C6 spinal-cord injury (SCI) have paralyzed elbow extensors, yet retain weak to strong voluntary control of elbow flexion and some shoulder movements...
  63. ncbi Ultrasound-guided steroid injection to treat mild ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Anneke J J Rampen
    Department of Neurology, HagaZiekenhuis, Leyweg 275, 2545 CH Den Haag, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 44:128-30. 2011
    There exists no "gold standard" in the treatment of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE). We treated 7 patients with mild UNE using a local steroid injection with ultrasonographic monitoring...
  64. ncbi Shoulder range of motion measures as risk factors for shoulder and elbow injuries in high school softball and baseball players
    Ellen Shanley
    Proaxis Therapy, Orthopedic Research Foundation of the Carolinas, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:1997-2006. 2011
    ..Range of motion deficits in shoulder external rotation (ER), internal rotation (IR), total rotation range of motion (ER + IR), and horizontal adduction (HA) have been retrospectively associated with overhand athletes' arm injuries...
  65. ncbi First hominoid from the Miocene of Ethiopia and the evolution of the catarrhine elbow
    B G Richmond
    Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 105:257-77. 1998
    ..Later Miocene apes, such as Oreopithecus and Dryopithecus share additional morphological features with hominoids, indicating considerable suspensory and climbing capabilities...
  66. ncbi Sonography of benign palpable masses of the elbow
    Jee Young Lee
    Department of Radiology, Dankook University Hospital, Cheonan, Korea
    J Ultrasound Med 30:1113-9. 2011
    The purpose of this pictorial essay is to show the sonographic appearances of benign masses found in and around the elbow, including fat-containing tumors, fibrous tumors, vascular lesions, selected skin lesions, and other miscellaneous ..
  67. ncbi Eccentric muscle damage has variable effects on motor unit recruitment thresholds and discharge patterns in elbow flexor muscles
    Tamara J Dartnall
    Discipline of Physiology and Research Centre for Human Movement Control, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Neurophysiol 102:413-23. 2009
    ..Ten subjects performed four tasks involving isometric contraction of elbow flexors while electromyographic (EMG) data were recorded from human biceps brachii and brachialis muscles...
  68. pmc EEG-based classification for elbow versus shoulder torque intentions involving stroke subjects
    Jie Zhou
    Department of Computer Science, Northern Illinois University, USA
    Comput Biol Med 39:443-52. 2009
    The ultimate aim for classifying elbow versus shoulder torque intentions is to develop robust brain-computer interface (BCI) devices for patients who suffer from movement disorders following brain injury such as stroke...
  69. pmc Pronation-supination torque and associated electromyographic activity varies during a sustained elbow flexor contraction but does not influence the time to task failure
    Didier Staudenmann
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0354, USA
    Muscle Nerve 40:231-9. 2009
    In this study we measured the pronation-supination torque, flexion force, and electromyographic activity in elbow flexor muscles during an isometric contraction in which a submaximal elbow flexion force was kept constant for as long as ..
  70. ncbi Posteromedial elbow impingement: magnetic resonance imaging findings in overhead throwing athletes and results of arthroscopic treatment
    Steven B Cohen
    Rothman Institute Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:1364-70. 2011
    The purpose of this study was to define the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pattern and assess the results of arthroscopic treatment of posteromedial elbow impingement in overhead throwers.
  71. ncbi Tennis elbow: treatment of resistant cases by denervation
    A Wilhelm
    Klinikum Aschaffenburg, Teaching Hospital, , Germany
    J Hand Surg Br 21:523-33. 1996
    ..have developed a surgical procedure for complete denervation which is indicated only in resistant cases of tennis elbow. Only one nerve pathway calls for careful exposure, otherwise denervation is accomplished blindly by disinsertion ..
  72. pmc Quantitative analysis of the velocity related pathophysiology of spasticity and rigidity in the elbow flexors
    H M Lee
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:621-9. 2002
    ..To quantify velocity dependent and position related properties of increased muscle tone measured during a constant velocity stretch...
  73. ncbi Low-frequency fatigue and neuromuscular performance after exercise-induced damage to elbow flexor muscles
    James M Dundon
    School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1146-55. 2008
    ..between low-frequency fatigue (LFF) and the increase in EMG and force fluctuations after eccentric exercise of elbow flexor muscles...
  74. ncbi Ultrasonography in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: relationships to clinical and electrophysiological findings
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service, Public Health Unit 7, Via Pian d Ovile 9, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Neurophysiol Clin 38:217-26. 2008
    ..of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), there are only few studies on the utility of US in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE)...
  75. pmc The impact of extended electrodiagnostic studies in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Kari Todnem
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Neurol 9:52. 2009
    ..to explore the value of extended motor nerve conduction studies in patients with ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow (UNE) in order to find the most sensitive and least time-consuming method...
  76. ncbi The functional outcome with metallic radial head implants in the treatment of unstable elbow fractures: a long-term review
    I J Harrington
    Toronto East General and Orthopaedic Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M3C IJ4 Canada
    J Trauma 50:46-52. 2001
    ..prosthetic radial head replacement in patients with radial head fractures associated with gross instability of the elbow has been performed...
  77. ncbi Elbow arthroscopy in the pediatric and adolescent population
    L J Micheli
    Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, U S A
    Arthroscopy 17:694-9. 2001
    The purpose of this study was to show the diagnostic and therapeutic benefits of elbow arthroscopy in athletically active pediatric patients. We describe our techniques for elbow arthroscopy in young patients.
  78. ncbi Reliability of elbow stretch reflex assessment in chronic post-stroke hemiparesis
    Elizabeth G Condliffe
    Neural Control of Movement Laboratory, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1870-8. 2005
    To establish reliability of quantitative measures of elbow joint spastic hypertonia in post-stroke hemiparesis.
  79. ncbi Failed surgery for ulnar nerve compression at the elbow
    David E Ruchelsman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Hand Clin 23:359-71, vi-vii. 2007
    Surgical procedures for the treatment of ulnar nerve compression at the elbow are well described. Studies have reported clinical outcomes after decompression of the nerve without transposition and decompression with transposition...
  80. ncbi Elbow impedance during goal-directed movements
    Florin Popescu
    Laboratorio di Tecnologia Medica, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 152:17-28. 2003
    The mechanical properties and reflex actions of muscles crossing the elbow joint were examined during a 60-deg voluntary elbow extension movement...
  81. ncbi Annular ligament of the elbow: MR arthrography appearance with anatomic and histologic correlation
    Hatice Tuba Sanal
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:W122-6. 2009
    As part of the lateral ligament complex of the elbow, the annular ligament has an adjunctive role in stabilizing the proximal radioulnar joint...
  82. ncbi Elbow joint stability in relation to forced external rotation: An experimental study of the osseous constraint
    Søren R Deutch
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 12:287-92. 2003
    ..to evaluate the osseous constraint related to forced forearm external rotation as the initial stage in a posterior elbow dislocation...
  83. ncbi Changes of elbow kinematics and kinetics during 1 year after stroke
    Mehdi M Mirbagheri
    Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 East Superior Street, Suite 1408, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Muscle Nerve 37:387-95. 2008
    ..To characterize the time course of this change in motor impairment, we examined voluntary elbow movements in hemiparetic stroke survivors over a period of 1 year after stroke...
  84. ncbi Arthroscopic restoration of terminal elbow extension in high-level athletes
    Davide Blonna
    Mayo Clinic, Sports Medicine Center, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2509-15. 2010
    Although most people can lead near-normal lives with a limited but functional arc of elbow motion, athletes may find loss of terminal extension severely impairing.
  85. ncbi The isometric functional capacity of muscles that cross the elbow
    W M Murray
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University and VA FES Center, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    J Biomech 33:943-52. 2000
    We hypothesized that muscles crossing the elbow have fundamental differences in their capacity for excursion, force generation, and moment generation due to differences in their architecture, moment arm, and the combination of their ..
  86. ncbi Resection of elbow ossification and continuous passive motion in postcomatose patients
    E Ippolito
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    J Hand Surg Am 24:546-53. 1999
    ..postoperative loss of motion and recurrence of ossification, continuous passive motion was applied to the affected elbow for 6 weeks before starting a fully active rehabilitation program...
  87. ncbi Outcome study of ulnar nerve compression at the elbow treated with simple decompression and an early programme of physical therapy
    P A Nathan
    Portland Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation Center, Oregon, USA
    J Hand Surg Br 20:628-37. 1995
    ..Active participation in this predicted a rapid return to work or activities of daily living. The average time to return to work with simple decompression was 20 workdays...
  88. ncbi Abnormal cognitive planning and movement smoothness control for a complex shoulder/elbow motor task in stroke survivors
    Yin Fang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Neurol Sci 256:21-9. 2007
    ..1) characterize cognitive planning time and cognitive effort level for a circle-drawing motor task in stroke survivors using shoulder/elbow muscles and 2) identify the relationship between cognitive effort level and movement smoothness.
  89. ncbi Ultrasound controlled nerve stimulation in the elbow region: high currents and short distances needed to obtain motor responses
    A R Sauter
    Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty Division Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:942-8. 2007
    ..Electrical nerve stimulation is commonly used to perform peripheral nerve blocks. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relation between stimulating currents and the distance between the needle-tip and stimulated nerves...
  90. ncbi Median and radial nerve compression about the elbow
    Peter Tsai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 57:177-85. 2008
    ..to understand motor palsy or pain syndromes caused by compression of the median and radial nerves about the elbow and forearm...
  91. ncbi Coactivation of the elbow antagonist muscles is not affected by the speed of movement in isokinetic exercise
    Ilenia Bazzucchi
    Department of Human Movement and Sport Sciences, Istituto Universitario di Scienze Motorie, Piazza Lauro de Bosis 6, Rome, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 33:191-9. 2006
    ..of studies have examined coactivation of muscles surrounding the knee joint whereas there are few reports on the elbow joint...
  92. ncbi Are psychosocial factors, risk factors for symptoms and signs of the shoulder, elbow, or hand/wrist?: A review of the epidemiological literature
    Paulien M Bongers
    TNO Work and Employment, AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Am J Ind Med 41:315-42. 2002
    ..Since then, additional reviews on this topic have been published; however, none of these focussed on upper limb problems...
  93. ncbi Comparative responsiveness and minimal change for the Oxford Elbow Score following surgery
    Jill Dawson
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Qual Life Res 17:1257-67. 2008
    To assess the responsiveness and minimal change for the Oxford Elbow Score (OES) using anchor- and distribution-based approaches.
  94. ncbi Posterior surgical approaches to the elbow: a comparative anatomic study
    J M Wilkinson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 10:380-2. 2001
    ..triceps reflecting, and olecranon osteotomy are the most common posterior surgical approaches to the adult elbow, but no comparative data exist as to the exposure provided by each approach...
  95. ncbi Spinal accessory neurotization for restoration of elbow flexion in avulsion injuries of the brachial plexus
    P Songcharoen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Hand Surg Am 21:387-90. 1996
    ..plexus injuries in 216 patients were treated with spinal accessory-musculocutaneous neurotization to restore elbow flexion. The average postoperative follow-up period was 6 years, with a minimum of 2 years for all patients...
  96. ncbi Simple decompression or anterior subcutaneous transposition for ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: a cost-minimization analysis--Part 2
    Ronald H M A Bartels
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Center St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 56:531-6; discussion 531-6. 2005
    ..simple decompression and anterior subcutaneous transposition were compared for treatment of ulnaropathy at the elbow. Clinically, both surgical options seem to be equally effective...
  97. ncbi Elbow and wrist/hand symptoms among 6,943 computer operators: a 1-year follow-up study (the NUDATA study)
    Christina Funch Lassen
    Department of Occupational Medicine, The Copenhagen County Hospital in Glostrup, 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Am J Ind Med 46:521-33. 2004
    The aim of this study was to examine relations between computer work aspects and elbow and wrist/hand pain conditions and disorders.
  98. ncbi Satisfactory elbow flexion in complete (preganglionic) brachial plexus injuries: produced by suture of third and fourth intercostal nerves to musculocutaneous nerve
    M Minami
    Hokkaido Orthopedic Memorial Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 12:1114-8. 1987
    The third and fourth intercostal nerves were sutured to the musculocutaneous nerve to restore flexion of the elbow joint in complete (preganglionic) brachial plexus injuries...
  99. ncbi Neuronal activity in the primate substantia nigra pars reticulata during the performance of simple and memory-guided elbow movements
    Thomas Wichmann
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Neurophysiol 91:815-27. 2004
    ..of SNr neurons was studied in two awake Rhesus monkeys while the animals were examined and while they performed elbow movements in two different motor tasks (n = 261 cells). Responses to examination were uncommon and subtle...
  100. ncbi Functional restoration of elbow flexion in brachial plexus injuries: results in 167 patients (excluding obstetric brachial plexus injury)
    D C Chuang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Am 18:285-91. 1993
    From 1985 to 1990, 167 patients were treated for impaired elbow flexion caused by brachial plexus injury...
  101. ncbi Kinematics of human arm reconstructed from spatial tracking system recordings
    E V Biryukova
    Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    J Biomech 33:985-95. 2000
    ..bodies (the upper arm, the forearm and the hand) with seven degrees of freedom (three in the shoulder, two in the elbow and two in the wrist)...

Research Grants63

  1. BMP2 signaling of the development of osetoarthritis
    Vicki Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..skeleton and an ability to initiate fracture repair (22-24) and the progressive development of OA of the knee, elbow, wrist and ankle by 28 weeks of age (Fig 1)...
  2. Regeneration of the Developing Chick Elbow Joint
    Rosalie Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Regeneration of the Developing Chick Elbow Joint Project Summary Synovial joints such as those that comprise the elbow, knee, and hip are extremely important for functioning in everyday life...
  3. Proteomics and Genetics of Enamel and Dentin
    James P Simmer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One 9-year-old girl with defective enamel told us that ice cream hurts like "when you bump your elbow wrong"...
  4. Acupressure for Persistent Cancer Related Fatigue
    Suzanna M Zick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In acupressure, physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points by the hand, elbow, or with various devices to treat disease...
  5. EFFECT OF NEURAL CONSTRAINTS ON MOVEMENT IN STROKE
    Julius P Dewald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For instance in the paretic arm, shoulder abduction is abnormally coupled with elbow flexion (flexor-synergy)...
  6. Improving the performance of elbow reconstruction
    Timothy M Wright; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) is not as predictable or durable as joint arthroplasties for the knee and hip...
  7. Development of a forced air add-on attachment for rocket stoves in Kenya capable
    NATHAN LORENZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Due to this Envirofit is focusing its attention on the add-on forced air attachment designed for use on rocket elbow stoves to achieve target emissions reductions while maintaining high user acceptance and intuitive functionality...
  8. MECHANICAL LOADING AND BONE
    Hiroki Yokota; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., matrix metalloproteinases). Mechanical loads will be given in the ulna-loading (axial loading) and elbow-loading (lateral loading) modes...
  9. Predicting Skeletal Stability of Endoprostheses for Above Elbow Amputees
    Kent N Bachus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a method to predict the mechanical stability of osseointegrated, percutaneous endoprostheses proposed for above elbow amputees...
  10. Preparation of a Monograph on Targeted Reinnervation
    TODD ALAN KUIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..TMR, individuals with shoulder-level amputations can intuitively control a prosthetic arm with a powered shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand...
  11. Physical mechanisms of shock wave therapy in orthopedics
    THOMAS MATULA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..health because currently, shock wave therapy is being used to treat a variety of conditions, such as heel pain, elbow pain, shoulder pain, and hip pain...
  12. Development of the CopyCat FES System to Improve Hand Recovery After Stroke
    MARILYN J HAMILTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a large RO1 RCT of the efficacy in chronic hemiplegia, a pilot study investigating the effect of adding stimulated elbow extension to hand, an R21 RCT to improve ankle dorsiflexion, and a recently funded RO1 RCT to investigate the ..
  13. Neural-Enabled Prosthesis with Sensorimotor Integration
    Ranu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..More than 1.2 million amputees live in the US alone and of these 70% have below elbow amputations...
  14. Targeted Reinnervation and Pattern-Recognition Control for Transradial Amputees
    TODD ALAN KUIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These studies will significantly improve the function of artificial arms for people with below elbow amputations.
  15. PHYSICAL CONTRIBUTORS TO THROWING INJURIES: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
    JOSEPH BRIAN MYERS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..is one of the most popular sports in the United States but has a high incidence of throwing related shoulder and elbow injuries...
  16. An Outcome Study for Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow
    JAE WON SONG; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Treatment options for ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE) are extensive, but controversy exists over the effectiveness of these procedures, including simple decompression, decompression and medial ..
  17. Coding of Action by Motor &Premotor Cortial Ensembles
    Nicholas G Hatsopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..particular, rostral MI, caudal PMv, and medial PMd are associated with proximal limb segments of the shoulder and elbow and caudal, rostral, and lateral regions of MI, PMv, and PMd, respectively are associated with distal limb ..
  18. SCI SHOULDER FUNCTION IN ASSISTIVE DEVICE GAIT
    Jacquelin Perry; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Motion of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle will be measured with the VICON Motion Analysis System...
  19. Sympathetic-somatomotor coupling in human SCI
    Brian D Schmit; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be to measure tendon tap reflexes, voluntary muscle activation, and blood flow of the knee (below injury) and elbow (above injury) before and after sympathetic stimuli consisting of cold pressor tests, mental math and an acute ..
  20. Neural Control of Bilateral Hand and Arm Movements After Spinal Cord Injury
    MONICA ALICIA PEREZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study approaches to promote recovery of upper-limb motor function. We focus on bilateral elbow flexion/extension and precision grip, which are basic movements in our daily life activities...
  21. Optimizing Contralaterally Controlled FES for Acute Upper Limb Hemiplegia
    Jayme S Knutson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this study, we add stimulation of elbow extensors controlled by the contralateral elbow in order to improve reach as well as hand opening...
  22. Promoting Healing of Tendinopathies Using Therapeutic Mechanobiologic Stimulation
    Vincent M Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): Functional impairment in tendons, such as those which control movement in the heel, elbow and shoulder represents a major health care problem...
  23. Home-based mirror therapy for treating hemiparesis in stroke patients
    STEVEN JAX; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The therapy will consist of a standardized set of hand, wrist, and elbow movements completed in two daily 30-minute sessions, 5 times per week for 4 weeks...
  24. Development of Networked Implantable Neuroprostheses
    PAUL HUNTER PECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..electrically stimulate paralyzed muscles in a coordinated fashion to provide grasp and release, forearm pronation, elbow extension, and shoulder/trunk stabilization...
  25. DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPLANTABLE EMG MICRO-TELEMETER
    DAVID EDELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..electrically powered prostheses is limited to actuation of 1 powered joint at a time such as a pincer (hand), elbow, or wrist...
  26. Central Effects of Acupuncture: Acupoint Specificity
    Ji Fang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..electroacupuncture at St36 (Zusanli),Gb34 (Yanglingquan) and a sham point on the leg, and at Li11(Quchi) on the elbow. The fMRI data are analyzed to identify regions that may be activated or deactivated, and to quanity the signal ..
  27. The Role of the Cortex in Discoordination After Stroke
    Julius Dewald; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..has produced evidence for a loss of certain muscle coactivation patterns and associated abnormal shoulder/elbow torque coupling in the paretic arm of individuals with hemiparetic stroke...
  28. RADIO-ULNAR LOAD SHARING IN THE CADAVER FOREARM
    Keith Markolf; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..New findings from these studies may also lead to better surgical procedures for wrist, forearm, and elbow problems...
  29. NEURAL CONTROL OF HUMAN VOLUNTARY MOVEMENTS
    Jerome Sanes; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..measured in human subjects during isometric and isotonic motor actions using the wrist or combined action of the elbow and shoulder. 1...
  30. CHILD MOBILITY: ROLE OF STRENGTH, BODY FAT & ENERGY COST
    CRAIG MC DONALD; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..composition by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), 3) quantitative isometric and isokinetic strength at the elbow and knee, 4) resting metabolic rate (RMR) by indirect calorimetry, 5) energy cost of ambulation and/or wheelchair ..
  31. SCI SHOULDER FUNCTION WITH WHEELCHAIRS AND TRANSFERS
    Jacquelin Perry; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Motion of the shoulder, elbow and wrist joints will be measured with the Vicon Motion Analysis System...
  32. Combining Proximal and Distal Arm Training for Patients with Chronic Hemiparesis
    SANDRA MCCOMBE WALLER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To assess the neural reorganization via patterns of activation in fMRI in those with moderate severity paresis for elbow and hand function after BU and UU training...
  33. Collaborative Study:Workplace Musculoskeletal Disorders
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..the dose-response relationships between exposure to biomechanical factors and the development of hand, wrist, and elbow musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as epicondylitis, wrist tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome...
  34. Software for cost-benefit analysis of LBP interventions
    Nancy Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal is to expand the scope of the software to evaluate interventions for hand/wrist, elbow, and shoulder disorders...
  35. MUSCLE ACTIVITY AT ONSET OF HUMAN THREE-JOINT MOVEMENT
    GAIL KOSHLAND; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..applicants will examine patterns of muscle activation at the onset of movement in three-joint motions (shoulder, elbow, and wrist), restricted to one plane...
  36. Interneuronal mechanisms for the control of walking
    Jianguo Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..by a combination of criteria and based on their firing pattern in relation to the phasic activity of the elbow flexor and extensor muscles. Each type of cells will be examined electrophysiologically and histologically...
  37. Cortical Activity Related to Isometric Joint Torques
    Julius Dewald; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..demonstrate a strong spatiotemporal correlation between the location of centers of electrical brain activity and elbow/shoulder static joint torque direction (Aim 2)...
  38. BIOMECHANICS OF THE UE IN WHEELCHAIR PROPULSION
    Kai Nan An; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..configuration as a function of a subject's anthropometric dimensions and strength capacities at the shoulder, elbow, and wrist joints...
  39. tRNase Z reaction is central to tRNA maturation
    LOUIS F LEVINGER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The globular FA hand principally binds to the elbow (D/T loops) of tRNA, far from the scissile bond...
  40. BONE AND KNEE LOADING
    Hiroki Yokota; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In our preliminary studies using mouse ulnae, bone formation was stimulated by loading an elbow joint...
  41. NEURAL CONTROL OF PROSTHETIC DEVICES
    Kenneth Horch; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The aim is to provide for smooth, dexterous control of functions such as graded pinch grasp, wrist rotation, and elbow flexion/extension in an artificial arm that is well integrated into the patient's body image...
  42. Prolotherapy for the treatement of chronic lateral epicondylitis
    Ronald Glick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Lateral epicondylitis (LE), or tennis elbow, is a common and often disabling condition affecting young and middle-aged adults-most commonly manual workers and recreational athletes...
  43. CREATINE IN AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
    Jeffrey Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..by 1) the maximum voluntary isometric contraction (MVIC) strength of ten arm muscle groups (bilateral shoulder and elbow flexion-extension and grip strength and 2) manual muscle testing (MMT) of the same ten arm muscle groups...
  44. EVALUATOR TRAINING MANIKIN FOR SPASTICITY AND STRENGTH
    DAVID ENGSBERG; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In Phase II, we will develop and test similar devices for the ankle, elbow, hip, and wrist, integrate the components into a training manikin, and consider different torque profiles for men, ..
  45. SHAPE MEMORY ALLOY ACTUATOR SYSTEM FOR PROSTHETIC ELBOW
    CHARLES PFEIFFER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    For above-the-elbow amputees, among the major concerns with a prostheses are cost, weight and functionality...
  46. DOWN-TRAINING SPINAL STRETCH REFLEXES
    Steven Wolf; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..3) determine whether reflex changes are accompanied by improvements in function and changes in stiffness about the elbow joint; and 4) define which classes of patients benefit from this new approach...
  47. A 3-D Robot Design to Overcome Arm Dysfunction in Stroke
    Julius Dewald; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The result of these constraints in muscle synergies is an abnormal coupling between shoulder abduction and elbow flexion, which significantly reduces a stroke survivor's reaching space when he/she lifts the weight of the ..
  48. Nerve-muscle grafts in amputees for prosthesis control
    Todd Kuiken; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..be able to provide discreet and independent control signals allowing simultaneous operation of a terminal device, elbow and wrist rotator...
  49. Low Force Wheelchair Handrim
    BROCK F ROBERTS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..troublesome to the many wheelchair users that have low strength, or are elderly, or have wrist, shoulder, elbow pain or injury. The exercise of self-propulsion is very important to the long-term heath of wheelchair users...
  50. EFFECT OF ABNORMAL SYNERGIES ON ARM MOVEMENTS IN STROKE
    Julius Dewald; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..More recent experiments identified abnormal torque synergies (e.g. shoulder abduction/elbow flexion) in the impaired upper limb...
  51. MULTICHANNEL IMPLANTABLE SYSTEM FOR NEURAL CONTROL
    P Peckham; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The neuroprosthesis will provide the person with C5 tetraplegia with control of grasp and release and elbow extension by electrical stimulation of the paralyzed muscles...
  52. Ultra-low-power wireless implant stimulator for prosthesis sensory feedback
    DAVID EDELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Specific Aim of PHASE 1 is to develop the OptiStims and show the feasibility of the approach in 1 below elbow amputee subject fitted with a functional 2 channel sensory feedback system...
  53. DEVELOPMENT OF AN INEXPENSIVE UPPER EXTREMITY PROSTHESIS
    CHRIS WILLEMS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..be created: a new, machined plastic prototype of a prosthetic split hook, and a new, machined plastic prototype of elbow components that can be fit to commonly available, inexpensive tubes...
  54. Perceptual aspects of language comprehension
    ROLF ZWAAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the fourth set examines whether the processing of words denoting parts of larger objects (e.g., "lid," "elbow") activate perceptual representations of the larger object...
  55. LEARNING AND GENERALIZATION OF MULTIJOINT DYNAMICS
    ROBERT SAINBURG; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of the forearm is experimentally manipulated to systematically vary the amplitude of these interactions at the elbow. In this way, we will explore how interaction torques are learned and how this learning is represented by the ..
  56. GRANT IN PARTIAL SUPPORT OF CONFERENCE
    Frederick Matsen; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the Shoulder and Elbow Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons propose a conference/..
  57. Robot-Based Evaluation Toolbox for Stroke Patients
    Stephanie Ford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..redesigned MIT's alpha- prototype into a commercially-viable "robot therapist," called the InMotion2 Shoulder-Elbow Robot. A number of universities and hospitals in the U.S...
  58. FLEXRIM LOW IMPACT WHEELCHAIR PUSHRIM
    PETER AXELSON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Impact stresses occur when the hand contacts the pushrim, transmitting the stresses to the wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Current pushrim technologies do not effectively reduce these impact stresses...
  59. Neurostimulation for elbow extension in tetraplegia
    GEOFFREY THROPE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..At the conclusion of this Phase I project, we will have determined the feasibility of providing elbow extension through electrical stimulation of the radial nerve innervation to the triceps using a small implanted ..
  60. MOTOR LEARNING: TEMPORAL SEQUENCING IN PARKINSONISM
    Didier Flament; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..in limb kinematics and electromyographic (EMG) activity that occurs when subjects learn a new motor task at the elbow. The second aim will test the hypothesis that motor learning is invariant; this will be done by studying learning ..
  61. CLOSED LOOP CONTROL OF FUNCTIONAL NEUROMUSCULAR STIMULI
    PATRICK CRAGO; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..shall also investigate the feasibility of integrating wrist control, pronation and supination of the forearm, and elbow control into FNS hand grasp systems...
  62. 3-D SCAFFOLDS FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING CARTILAGE REPAIR
    Anthony Ratcliffe; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..These joints may include, but not limited to the knee, hip, TMJ, elbow, and shoulder...
  63. EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON A THEORY FOR VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT
    GERALD GOTTLIEB; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..For example, we have identified two strategies for single-joint elbow movements called "speed insensitive" and "speed sensitive" which distinguish two patterns of behavior in response ..