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Abbreviations

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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