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

UYSAL H., Boyraz I., YAĞCIOĞLU S., Oktay F., Kafali P., TÖNÜK E.

JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY, vol.21, no.3, pp.438-444, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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.