Neural modeling in neuromuscular and rehabilitation research
Computation models of neurons are important tools in neuromuscular and rehabilitation research. Advances in knowledge about the anatomy and electrical properties of neurons in combination with parallel advances in computing speed and versatile software have made possible the development of realistic computer-based neural models. In this paper three examples of the use of models are presented. The first illustrates the use of models to dissect underlying physiological processes, the second illustrates the use of models in the engineering design process, and the third illustrates the use of models to assess experimental measurement techniques.