Models of the muscle spindle: a case study in physiological system simulation

Murray-Smith, D.J. and Rosenberg, J. (1983) Models of the muscle spindle: a case study in physiological system simulation. In: 1st European Simulation Congress, Aachen, Germany, 12-16 Sep 1983, pp. 519-523.

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In contrast with certain other areas of neurophysiology, modelling and simulation techniques appear to have failed to make significant contributions to research on the muscle spindle. In this paper an attempt is made to identify possible reasons for the failure of these methods. Suggestions are also made, with illustrative examples, of ways in which experimentation and modelling could be more closely integrated to the advantage of all involved in muscle spindle research.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Additional Information:Proceedings volume edited by W. Ameling and published by Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 1983. ISBN: 3540127232.
Keywords:Physiology, neuromuscular system, muscle spindle, modelling, simulation
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Rosenberg, Professor Jay and Murray-Smith, Professor David
Authors: Murray-Smith, D.J., and Rosenberg, J.
Subjects:Q Science > QP Physiology
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy

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