Ankle clonus and its relationship with the medium-latency reflex response of the soleus by peroneal nerve stimulation

2011-06-01
UYSAL, HİLMİ
BOYRAZ, Ismail
Yagcioglu, Suha
OKTAY, Fugen
KAFALI, Pinar
Tönük, Ergin
Ankle clonus and soleus medium-latency reflex are stretch-induced responses. Clonus is traditionally considered to be the result of oscillation in the group Ia mediated spinal stretch reflex but the soleus medium-latency reflex response originates mainly from the activation of group II afferents.