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