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Table 1 Motor unit (MU) number, slope, y-intercept and R values for the healthy (HE) and acute paralytic poliomyelitis (PO) participants and repetitive (Rep) contractions (1st, 10th, and 20th) for the mean firing rate (MFR) versus recruitment threshold

From: The effects of poliomyelitis on motor unit behavior during repetitive muscle actions: a case report

Subject MUs Rep# MFR vs recruitment threshold
    Slope Y-intercept R
1HE 28 1st -0.452 34.697 0.925
36 10th -0.356 31.632 0.947
26 20th -0.381 30.078 0.922
2HE 41 1st -0.526 30.641 0.858
55 10th -0.323 27.535 0.874
51 20th -0.523 30.283 0.914
3HE 43 1st -0.439 34.926 0.862
50 10th -0.345 28.641 0.909
53 20th -0.313 27.011 0.866
1PO 24 1st -0.418 25.642 0.798
23 10th -0.261 23.478 0.755
  33 20th -0.412 25.257 0.836
  1. All relationships were significant (P < 0.05).