CCAA Neuromusuclar Lab

  • To move with purpose and interact effectively with the environment are fundamental features of human life quality and independence.
  • Muscle and the neural control of muscle function are primary requirements for directed movement.
  • The link between the central nervous system's control of voluntary movement and muscle contractile function forms the motor portion of the neuromuscular system.

Lead Researcher

Charles RiceCharles Rice, PhD

MSc (Saskatchewan), PhD (Western)
Professor, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences

Office: Room 411D - Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building
UWO, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B9
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 81628

Dr. Rice’s main area of interest focuses on understanding the interrelationships between neural control and muscle properties during muscle contractions in humans.  Models used to study these factors include fatigue, aging, and exercise training. Collaborative efforts using magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy techniques to examine relevant factors relating to neuromuscular function are also employed.

Associate Researchers

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Don Paterson
Research Director

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