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mo·tor point

a point on the skin overlying the endplates of an underlying muscle; the application of an electrical stimulus, using an electrode, will cause contraction of the muscle.
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mo·tor point

(mō'tŏr poynt)
A point on the skin where the application of an electrical stimulus, through an electrode, will cause the contraction of an underlying muscle.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Surface electrodes were positioned at the gastrocnemius motor points. A two-channel Intelect 2777 model Mobile device (Chattanooga Group, Hixson, TN, USA) was used for stimulation.
Phenol nerve blocks and motor point blocks were performed according to the techniques described by Roy (3) and Gaid (5).
Ko, "Anatomic localization of motor points in gastrocnemius and soleus muscles," American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.
Single, constant-current electrical stimuli (1 ms duration) were delivered to the musculocutaneous nerve over the motor point of BB previously identified according to standard position sites (Digi timer, DS7A, UK, range from 1 to 100mA, fixed durations between 0.05 to2 ms).
The obtained data in the two years was compared and could highlight the obtained dynamic results and trends manifested from a motor point of view both at boys and girls.
JOHNNY McEVOY rides with Motor Point Pro-Cycling Team.
Murray started too slowly and hometown hero Rees, right was cheered on to a commanding lead after seven rounds at the Motor Point Arena, Cardiff.
PC-based four-channel electroneuromyograph (NEURO-MVP4, Neurosoft, Russian Federation) with global lead of potential oscillations from the motor point of a muscle was used to assess electrobiological activity (EBA) of the crural muscles, such as, musculus gastrocnemius (calf muscle) and musculus tibialis anterior (anterior tibial muscle).
Electrode should be placed between a motor point and tendon insertion or between two motor points and along the longitudinal midline of the muscle.
Some believe that when we are putting the electrodes the biggest signal can be registered as the motor point. There are two ways to find this motor point: first method is to determine the electrical stimulation which has greatest muscle activity with the least stimulation signal.
Motor point said the findings appear to be reflected in the latest available sales figures for new 4x4s, which are down 16.6 per cent year to date, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).