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China bans electric shock therapy and beatings to treat its web-addicted youth

Therapy for Internet-addicted youth in China CREDIT: XINHUA

By Neil Connor, beijing

9 JANUARY 2017 • 2:28PM

China is to ban the use of electric shock therapy, beatings and other abusive methods that are used in grim bootcamps which treat youngsters for Internet addiction, … 311 more words

Maximum force of fresh and fatigued human muscle

As head of department Anthony Sargeant had spent many years encouraging his junior colleagues to adapt a technique used to measure muscle force in a rat muscle preparation to measure electrically elicited force in human hand muscles. 359 more words


Leg muscle force generated by electrical stimulation following spinal cord injury in humans

The data for this research paper was collected by HL Gerrits as part of her PhD programme into muscle tendon function following spinal cord injury in humans. 228 more words


Research into muscle function of people with spinal cord injury

This research into methods for assessing human muscle function was carried out by HL Gerrits as part of her PhD under the joint direction of Maria Hopman, Anthony Sargeant and Arnold de Haan. 274 more words


The STIMO study now begins human clinical trial recruiting for SCI

STIMO is a First-in-Man (FIM) study to confirm the safety and feasibility of a closed-loop Epidural Electrical Stimulation (EES) in combination with over ground robot assisted rehabilitation training for patients with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). 6 more words

Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Research

Training of leg muscle in spinal cord injured people using electrical stimulation

Collaborative research carried out in Amsterdam and Nijmegen and in collaboration with Professor David Jones of Birmingham University studied the effect of using different frequencies of electrical stimulation when training leg muscles of spinal cord injured people. 204 more words

Professor Anthony J Sargeant