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The influence of associated reactions on upper limb performance following stroke

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The recovery of movement following a stroke is often affected by increased reflex activity. Associated reactions are one manifestation of this activity. In early studies it is reported that associated reactions, elicited by semi-reflex activity or voluntary movement elsewhere, result in increased muscle tone and movement in the static, hemiparetic upper limb. In the physiotherapeutic treatment of stroke, importance is attached to the influence of reflex behaviour on the control of movement. [Continues.]

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Great Britain, Department of Health and Social Security.

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  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

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© Fiona Lough

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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1986

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A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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