The effects of an electrical muscle stimulation training intervention on physiological measures in a spinal cord injury male

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Show simple item record McCormack, Kirsti Carty, Amanda Coughlan, Garrett Crowe, Louis Caulfield, Brian 2010-08-18T14:20:56Z 2010-08-18T14:20:56Z 2010-04
dc.description Poster presentation at the 1st Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (UK and Ireland Chapter), 15th & 16th April 2010, University of Salford, U.K. en
dc.description.abstract Participation in aerobic exercise activity is considered necessary for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) to reduce the potential development of common co-morbidities associated with SCI such as cardiovascular (CV) disease, reduced bone mineral density (BMD), increases in body fat and decreases in lean body mass. Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) has been advocated as offering a feasible exercise regime to SCI individuals. FES studies have reported improvements in BMD, CV fitness, body composition (BC) and quality of life (QOL), however its application is limited by its effect on muscle fatigue, as well as the need for specialist equipment and training. Recently, researchers have developed a new type of electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) system, which appears to overcome the above issues. This system has improved heart rate (HR) and peak muscle oxygen consumption (VO2) within Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) patients, obese and sedentary adults [3,4]. An SCI population may benefit from a similar intervention and justifies further research into the effects this EMS system may have on SCI. en
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dc.language.iso en en
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dc.relation.requires Public Health, Physiotherapy & Population Science Research Collection en
dc.subject EMS en
dc.subject Spinal cord injury en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric stimulation en
dc.subject.lcsh Spinal cord--Wounds and injuries--Treatment en
dc.subject.lcsh Cardiovascular system--Diseases--Prevention en
dc.subject.lcsh Exercise therapy en
dc.title The effects of an electrical muscle stimulation training intervention on physiological measures in a spinal cord injury male en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor McCormack|Kirsti|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Carty|Amanda|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Coughlan|Garrett|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Crowe|Louis|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Caulfield|Brian|aut| en
dc.description.admin Poster presentation. Conference website - DG 07/07/10. au ke co - 100730 RB. en

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