corticospinal tract

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any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord

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Further vibration work is also required on the quadriceps and hamstrings to determine if acute indirect vibration truly increases the excitability of the corticospinal pathway.