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Rehabilitation Research and Practice
Volume 2017, Article ID 5107097, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5107097
Research Article

Modulation of H-Reflex Depression with Paired-Pulse Stimulation in Healthy Active Humans

1Department of Physical Therapy, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211, USA
2Department of Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Science, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa, 500 Newton Road, 1-252 MEB, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Richard K. Shields; ude.awoiu@sdleihs-drahcir

Received 25 July 2017; Accepted 9 October 2017; Published 31 October 2017

Academic Editor: Velio Macellari

Copyright © 2017 Preeti D. Oza et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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