Monthly Archives: March 2014


The effects of fatigue on reaction time in people with multiple sclerosis

People with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) often report fatigue and reduced capacity for walking as some of their most disabling symptoms (1-3). Indeed, fatigue is often reported after relatively short bouts of walking. However, the functional consequences of this fatigue are not well known. We were interested in how walking might […]


The human upper airway and its neuromechanical behaviour

Obstructive sleep apnoea is a common disorder which is linked to increased incidence of stroke, myocardial infarction and heart failure (for review see Jordan et al 2014). ¬†However, the fundamental neuromotor control of the upper airway is poorly understood, perhaps because of its structural and neural complexity. ¬†Recently a series […]