Muscle Physiology 2

The sensory fibers give off a number of aps even in a

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Unformatted text preview: afferent, these are nerve endings in the tendons. They cause a reflex inhibition of muscle contraction (I.e. pulled muscle) Can shut off Aps so that the muscle cannot strain. Sensory capsules within tendons Tendon stretch activates GTO and type 1b afferents Cause reflex inhibition of muscle contraction Protect against over activity of muscle The relaxed state of the spindle apparatus. The sensory fibers give off a n...
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