Example sentences for: afferents

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  • These afferents enter the spinal cord through the thoracic dorsal spinal roots and provide essential information to the central nervous system on intercostal muscle mechanics.

  • The range of static displacement discharge frequency for 1° afferents was found to be 18.

  • Afferents were classified as Golgi tendon organs if electrical stimulation of the adjacent extrafusal muscle fibers caused the receptor to increase its discharge frequency.

  • Intercostal afferents have been shown to alter inspiratory muscle motor activity [ 4 5 6 7 ] . The activity of respiratory muscle afferents provides essential muscle mechanical information during ventilation [ 3 ] . This is supported by previous reports that have shown these receptors to be sensitive to changes in muscle length and stretch velocity and are active during spontaneous breathing [ 1 2 3 8 ] .

  • The instantaneous burst frequencies obtained in this study for 2° afferents were also similar to those found in other studies [ 9 11 18 ] . The results obtained by these investigators were from hindlimb muscles of the cat at 2 - 3 different velocities ranging from 0.5 - 52 mm/sec.

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