Studies of neuromuscular physiology in humans - A study of the effects of non noxious cutaneous stimulation, such as brushing, on muscle tone, in neurologically normal subjects (with Dr L. Wood).
Metabolic Response to acute spinal injury - A study of energy expenditure and body composition changes following spinal injury (with Dr F. Andersen).
Recent Research Publications
Nicol, DJ, Granat, MH, Baxendale, RH & Tuson, SJM (1995) Evidence for a human spinal stepping generator. Brain Research, 684, 230-232.
Nicol DJ, Granat MH, Tuson SJM, Baxendale RH (1998) Variability of the dishabituation of flexion reflexes for FES assisted gait in spinal injured man. Medical Engineering & Physics 20 182-187.
Wood L, Nicol DJ, Thulin CES (1998) The effects of skin brushing on H reflex amplitude in normal human subjects. Experimental Physiology 83 175-183.