Physical Therapy

Graduate students share their research at UCF Grad Forum!

Written By: Matt Stock | April 6, 2019

Graduate students share their research at UCF Grad Forum!

On Friday, April 5th, eight different graduate students whose work was carried in the Neuromuscular Plasticity Laboratory presented at the UCF Graduate Research Forum. The primary presenters were as follows:

Kylie Harmon- Is the motor unit mean firing rate versus recruitment threshold relationship linear?

Ryan Girts- Vastus lateralis motor unit recruitment thresholds in younger versus older men

Michael Sahebi, Nathan Becker, Ethan Davis- Deterioration in skeletal muscle size and quality following short-term limb immobilization

David Ogilvie, John McDorman, Ernest Vargas – Declines in muscle strength and voluntary activation are observed within 48 hours of knee joint immobilization


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