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Abbreviations

AbINT Activity based Intervention

ADL Activities of Daily Living

AIS ASIA Impairment Scale

AP Action Potential

APB Abductor Pollicis Brevis

BGS Belgrade Grasping-Reaching System

BR Brachioradialis

CAM Complementary Alternative Therapies

CHART Craig Handicapped Assessment and Reporting Tools

CNS Central Nervous System

COPM Canadian Occupational Performance Measure

CPG Central Pattern Generators

CSF Cerebrospinal Fluid

Cu- Cutaneous

CWRU Case Western Reserve University

ECRB Extensor Capri Radialis Brevis

ECRL Extensor Capri Radialis Longus

EDM Extensor Digiti Minimi

EMG Electromyography

FCR Flexor Carpi Radialis

FDP Flexor Digitorum Profundus

FES Functional Electrical Stimulation

FEV-1 Forced Expiratory Flow

FIM Functional Independence Measure

fMRI Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

FNS Functional Neurostimulation

FPL Flexor Pollicis Longus

FVC Forced Vital Capacity

GRT Grasp and Release Test

HHD Handheld Dynamometry

IST-12 Implanted Stimulator-Telemeter

MeCFES Myoelectrically Controlled Functional Electrical Stimulation

MP Massed Practice

MRCS Medical Research Council Scale

MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging

NMS Neuromuscular Stimulation

NP Neuroprothesis

NRS Numeric Rating Scale

O- Ocular

OT Occupational Therapy

PC Performance Corrected

PD Posterior third of the deltoid

PET Positron Emission Topography

PO Power Output

PT Physiotherapy

PT Pronator Teres

PVA Paralyzed Veterans of America

QIF Quadriplegic Index Function

REL Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory Hand Function Test

ROM Range of Motion

rTMS Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

SCI Spinal Cord Injury

SCIM Spinal Cord Independence Measure

SEM Standard Error of Mean

SRS Stimulator Router System

SS Somatosensory Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

VRS Verbal Rating Scale

WUSPI Wheelchair Users Shoulder Pain Index