Muscle spindle modelling and identification

Murray-Smith, D.J., Rosenberg, J.R. and Rigas, A. (1987) Muscle spindle modelling and identification. In: Singh, M.G. (ed.) Systems and Control Encyclopedia: Theory, Technology, Applications. Pergamon Press: Oxford, UK, pp. 3238-3242. ISBN 9780080287096

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Muscles concerned with movement and the maintenance of posture contain large numbers of sensory receptors called muscle spindles which respond to changes in load imposed on the parent muscle. These receptors play an important role in neuromuscular control systems. This article presents a simplified description of muscle spindles, summarizes the methods used to describe the signals which they generate and outlines the modelling and identification procedures used to investigate their behaviour.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Muscle spindle, neuromuscular control, modelling, system identification
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Murray-Smith, Professor David
Authors: Murray-Smith, D.J., Rosenberg, J.R., and Rigas, A.
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
Publisher:Pergamon Press

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