An adjustable-current swimming pool for the evaluation of endurance capacity of mice.

  title={An adjustable-current swimming pool for the evaluation of endurance capacity of mice.},
  author={K. Matsumoto and K. Ishihara and K. Tanaka and K. Inoue and T. Fushiki},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={81 4},
A new forced-swimming apparatus for determining maximum swimming time in mice was devised for use in the evaluation of the endurance capacity of Std and ddY and CDF1 mice after various diet and drug treatments. With the apparatus, a water current is generated by circulating water with a pump in a swimming pool. A spout and suction slit were contrived to generate a constant current while the strength of the current is regulated by a valve. The decrease in the leg-kicking intervals of mice… Expand
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