Lec16_07 - design reflex arcs III Sample Problems 1 You...

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Lec16 - 2007 INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY BIOAP 311/VETBM 346 FALL 2007 OUTLINE - LECTURE 16 Motor Reflexes (Readings - Chapter 9 thru page 134) I. Major Topics/Concepts to be covered: 1. Spinal cord anatomy and reflex fiber types 2. Fiber firing patterns - stretch receptors 3. Functional significance of reflexes. 4. Major myotactic reflexes. 5. Spinal wiring and the basis of the reflex arc. II. You will have learned the material when you can: 1. Draw block diagrams of the major reflex arcs and their connections. 2. Predict where reflex arcs might be operating. 3. Be able to take neurons, synapses and feedback concepts and
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Unformatted text preview: design reflex arcs. III. Sample Problems: 1. You have accidently placed your hand on a hot surface. Diagram the informaiton pathway from sensing the heat to withdrawing your hand. 2. What would happen to motor control of walking if the sensory input from the sole of the foot were eliminated? 3. What is the role of the crossed extensor-flexor reflex in locomotion and how is it exploited by the locomotor pattern generator? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec16-07.htm8/15/2007 10:17:00 AM...
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