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International Day of Persons with Disabilities | Trish's story

In 1990 I was studying Hospitality Management in Edinburgh. Over the Christmas holidays I visited the highlands to celebrate Hogmanay and I was involved in a car accident. 808 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

An amazing end to a rock season that should not have been

As usual, I am writing about a previous trip/experience as I am preparing for the next one…

I could not have asked for a better route or partner to put a cap on a rock season that really was not supposed to happen. 725 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

Effect of temperature in paralysed muscles of people with spinal cord injury

HL Gerrits collected this research data on spinal cord injured people as part of her PhD supervised by Professor Anthony Sargeant. One problem encountered in trying to assess any training induced changes in the contractile properties of the paralysed muscles using electrical stimulation is that the muscles can be colder than normal as a consequence of circulatory changes. 249 more words


This paralyzed rat walked

This paralyzed rat walked

I am a neuroscientist with a mixed background in physics and medicine. My lab at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology focuses on… 1,804 more words


Functional electrical stimulation (FES) for people with spinal cord injury

HL Gerrits carried out the data collection for this research study as part of her PhD programme supervised by Professor Anthony Sargeant. It shows how Functional Electrical Stimulation may mitigate the changes that occur when muscles are paralysed following spinal cord injury. 289 more words

Professor Anthony J Sargeant

RCoA Winter Symposium: Controversies in Peri-operative Practice - Collars in the Coffin?

This is a copy of the slides I used during a talk I gave at the Royal College of Anaesthetists Winter Symposium which was entitled “Controversies in Peri-operative Practice”.  57 more words