Muscle Spindles

Known as: Spindle, Muscle, Receptors, Muscle Stretch, Stretch Receptors, Muscle 
The Muscle Spindle is composed of intrafusal fibers that are located within and run parallel to the extrafusal fibers of skeletal muscle. When the… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The responses of the various muscle receptors to vibration are more complicated than a naïve categorization into stretch (muscle… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
STUDY DESIGN A two-group experimental design with repeated measures on one factor was used. OBJECTIVES To investigate the role… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Muscle spindles are skeletal muscle sensory organs that provide axial and limb position information (proprioception) to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Botulinum A toxin (Botox) is used for the treatment of many muscular dystonias. However, the relief of the sustained and abnormal… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
The characteristics of vibration-induced illusory joint movements were studied in healthy human subjects. Unseen by the subject… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
1. An human subjects, vibration of amplitude 1-5 mm and frequency 20-220 Hz was applied to the tendons of muscles in the leg to… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
1. In micro-electrode recordings from the human peroneal and tibial nerves, the responses of thirty-two primary spindle endings… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
The morphogenesis of muscle spindles in rat lower hind-limb muscles has been investigated using the electron microscope. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
1. Experiments were designed to show whether elements of the command descending from higher centres to exercising muscles provide… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
When vibration of 100 hertz was applied to the tendon of the biceps or the triceps muscle, the subject made a systematic… (More)
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