Simulations of clinical methods to count the number of motoneurons/motor units in human patients. Models include stimulation of motor axons or voluntary activation and responses are measured as muscle tension or EMG.
Model Type: Neuromuscular Junction
Cell Type(s): Spinal cord lumbar motor neuron alpha ACh cell
Model Concept(s): Simplified Models; Methods
Simulation Environment: MATLAB
Implementer(s): Major, Lora [lora.major at ualberta.ca]
Major LA, Jones KE. (2005). Simulations of motor unit number estimation techniques. Journal of neural engineering 2 [PubMed]