UMass Amherst KIN 460 - 06-Spinal cord and PNS- reflex circuits and CPG (28 pages)

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06-Spinal cord and PNS- reflex circuits and CPG

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Kin 460 - Motor Control

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Review Neurons in the spinal cord Ventral motor neurons dorsal sensory neurons Local circuit neurons long and short distance Types of motor units and force production fatigue 3 types I IIa and IIb Force Regulation Motor unit recruitment size principle Frequency of APs synchronization Training and motor unit types animal research Spinal cord reflex circuits What is the neural circuitry for basic reflexes What is the function of the muscle spindle What is the function of the Golgi tendon organ GTO What is a Central Pattern Generator CPG Lower motor neuron damage Overall organization of neural structures that control movement Spinal cord reflex circuits What is the neural circuitry for basic reflexes What is the function of the muscle spindle What is the function of the Golgi tendon organ GTO What is a Central Pattern Generator CPG Lower motor neuron damage Monosynaptic reflex arc A simple reflex circuit the knee jerk response A simple reflex circuit the knee jerk response Intracellularly recorded responses underlying the myotatic reflex Soleus muscle in the cat Overview motor and sensory neurons alpha motor neuron innnervates muscle fibers gamma Motor neuron innervates muscle spindle fibers Ia sensory afferent from muscle spindle Ib sensory afferent from golgi tendon organ GTO Spinal cord reflex circuits What is the neural circuitry for basic reflexes What is the function of the muscle spindle What is the function of the Golgi tendon organ GTO What is a Central Pattern Generator CPG Lower motor neuron damage Muscle spindle Gamma motor neurons regulate spindle length prevent slack A simple reflex circuit the knee jerk response Gamma motorneuron Function of gamma motor neurons Gamma motor neuron activity Gamma motor neuron activity gain or bias Gain refers to the amount of muscle force generated in response to a given stretch of the intrafusal fibers during Consistent level of active smaller neuron smaller excitatory threshold High gain small stretch greater in muscle



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