Personal profile

Research Interests

Neurobiology of the mammalian spinal cord

Keywords

  • Neuroscience
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cellular Electrophysiology
  • Movement Control

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Research Output 1984 2017

Muscles
Motor Activity
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Interneurons
Implanted Electrodes

PICs in motoneurons do not scale with the size of the animal: A possible mechanism for faster speed of muscle contraction in smaller species

Huh, S., Siripuram, R., Lee, R. H., Turkin, V. V., O’Neill, D., Hamm, T. M., Heckman, C. J. & Manuel, M. 2017 In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 118, 1, p. 93-102 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Neurons
Muscle Contraction
Cats
Neurons
Muscles

Reflex wind-up in early chronic spinal injury: Plasticity of motor outputs

Johnson, M. D., Frigon, A., Hurteau, M. F., Cain, C. & Heckman, C. J. May 16 2017 In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 117, 5, p. 2065-2074 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Injuries
Reflex
Muscles
Action Potentials
Peroneal Nerve

Resistance training with instability is more effective than resistance training in improving spinal inhibitory mechanisms in Parkinson's disease

Silva-Batista, C., Mattos, E. C. T., Corcos, D. M., Wilson, J. M., Heckman, C. J., Kanegusuku, H., Piemonte, M. E. P., DE Mello, M. T., Forjaz, C., Roschel, H., Tricoli, V. & Ugrinowitsch, C. Jan 1 2017 In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 122, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resistance Training
Parkinson Disease
Confidence Intervals
H-Reflex
Quality of Life
2 Citations

Synaptic control of the shape of the motoneuron pool input-output function

Powers, R. K. & Heckman, C. J. Mar 1 2017 In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 117, 3, p. 1171-1184 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Neurons
Transducers
Cats