• The effect of acupuncture on alpha-motoneuron excitability

      Chan, Alexander Kam Shing (Auckland University of Technology, 2002)
      The analgesic effect of acupuncture is well known. Areas in the brain and higher centres that are activated by acupuncture have been mapped out. Some of these areas are also implicated in the modulation of motor function. ...
    • The effect of neck manipulation on excitability of the motor cortex

      Simmonds, Marian (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      Neck manipulation is commonly used in the management of some musculoskeletal disorders to reduce pain and improve movement. There is, however, little understanding about the underlying mechanism. Recent research has alluded ...