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Example of muscle spindle discharge locked to the arterial pulsations.

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posted on 2013-02-20, 06:21 authored by Ingvars Birznieks, Tjeerd W. Boonstra, Vaughan G. Macefield

This afferent responded with one single spike at the early part of the upbeat of pulse wave and about ∼250 ms following R-wave in ECG signal. Note also muscle sympathetic burst activity in nerve signal.