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EMG activity of three rat hindlimb muscles during microgravity and hypergravity phase of parabolic flight.

Authors
  • Leterme, D
  • Falempin, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine
Publisher
Aerospace Medical Association
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1998
Volume
69
Issue
11
Pages
1065–1070
Identifiers
PMID: 9819163
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

An immediate adaptation occurred in the motoneuronal recruitment of rat hindlimb muscles at the onset of changes in gravity level. This could be interpreted in terms of a short-term adaptative process involving peripheral mechanisms initiated by changes in activity of muscle spindles.

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