supramaximal stimulus

su·pra·max·i·mal stim·u·lus

a stimulus having strength significantly above that required to activate all the nerve or muscle fibers in contact with the electrode; used when response of all the fibers is desired.

su·pra·max·i·mal stim·u·lus

(sūpră-maksi-mal stimyu-lus)
Stimulus with strength significantly above that required to activate all nerve or muscle fibers in contact with electrode; used when response of all fibers is desired.
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A supramaximal stimulus was given at wrist and at elbow near volar crease of brachial pulse.
A supramaximal stimulus was given at ankle on the point midway between the medial and lateral malleoli with feet slightly dorsiflexed.
A supramaximal stimulus was sufficiently painful to be likely to impose a marked restriction on the supply of volunteers
The TOF ratio is a technique that compares the twitch height of the fourth twitch with that of the first when supramaximal stimulus is applied at routinely 2 Hz.
Supramaximal stimulus: During each contraction and when the force reached a plateau, a supramaximal stimulus was delivered to the musculocutaneous nerve over the motor point.
max] was elicited using a supramaximal stimulus (~110%).
After the treatment these fibres likely possess a RPMS-induced decline in their responsiveness to the supramaximal stimulus.