New Opportunities and Novel Paradigms to Support Neuromuscular Research

Richard Lieber*, Samuel Ward, Lawrence Frank, Simon Schenk

*Corresponding author for this work

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This article provides an overview of the structure and function of the National Skeletal Muscle Research Center (NSMRC) at the University of California, San Diego, which is one of the 7 research centers of the Medical Rehabilitation Research Infrastructure Network, created to facilitate access for physicians to experts, technology, and resources from scientific fields related to medical rehabilitation. The 4 cores of the NSMRC are described as a resource for rehabilitation medicine practitioners to use for clinically relevant muscle research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-105
Number of pages11
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2012


  • Muscle biomechanics
  • Muscle histology
  • Muscle imaging
  • Muscle metabolism
  • Muscle research
  • Rehabilitation research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation


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