Cardiovascular responses to isometric contractions of the forearm in humans
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Cardiovascular responses to isometric contractions of the forearm in humans

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Published by Miami University in Oxford, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Cardiovascular system -- Mammals,
  • Isometric exercise

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Statementby Lynn Coburn
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 33 leaves, typed :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14524089M

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This is a new and comprehensive analysis of reflex and hormonal control of the human cardiovascular system that grew out of Rowell's volume, Human Circulation: Regulation During Physical Stress, and incorporates more recent findings. The goal is to assist students, physiologists and clinicians to understand control of pressure, vascular volume, and blood flow by examining the. 1 1 Cardiovascular responses during isometric exercise following lengthening and shortening 2 contractions 3 Jeremy D. Seed1, Benjamin St. Peters1, Geoffrey A. Power1, Philip J. Millar1,2 4 5 1 Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, 6 Canada 7 2 Toronto General Research Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cardiovascular responses to static and dynamic contraction during comparable workloads in humans Article (PDF Available) in AJP Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology (3):R In 5 other subjects the splanchnic blood flow was estimated by hepatic vein catheterization and dye dilution technique at rest and during isometric forearm contraction. It was found that cardiac output, oxygen uptake, heart rate and arterial blood pressure .

  Isometric exercises is frequently performed during routine daily activities and in many occupations and sports. Cardiovascular responses to isometric exercise include a reflex pressor increase in blood pressure, which is proportional to the intensity and size of contracting muscle mass. Blood flow recordings were made simultaneously in the skeletal muscle of the resting arm and leg using the Xenon-washout method in ten subjects during 3 min of isometric handgrip at 30% of maximal voluntary contraction. In the arm, skeletal muscle vascular resistance (SMVR) decreased transiently at the onset of exercise followed by a return to. 1. To investigate the stimulus to the cardiovascular and respiratory systems during isometric exercise, two patients with sensory neuropathies affecting forearm afferent nerves were studied and their circulatory and respiratory responses compared with those of normal subjects. The contribution of pa . In skeletal muscles, the intramuscular pressure caused by the contraction of muscle fibers rises with force ().During isometric contractions at intensities of approximately % of maximal voluntary contraction (MVC), intramuscular pressure may become high enough to hamper blood flow ().With a further increase of contraction intensity, blood flow may even completely stop ().

  Cardiovascular responses to muscle activity a) The onset of the circulatory pressor response to isometric muscle contractions has been described by several authors as abrupt and has a latency of 1–2 s according to Krogh and Linhard (), Asmussen and Nielsen (), or even less (Petro, Hollander and Bouman , Smith , Borst et al. 1. The blood flow through the forearm was measured 2 sec after single, brief isometric hand‐grip contractions. The tension and duration of those contractions varied from 10 to % of the maximal voluntary contraction (m.v.c.) and from 2 to 12 sec, respectively. 2. Accordingly, hemodynamic, metabolic and ventilatory responses to 6 min of light isometric forearm exercise were examined and compared in 20 patients with chronic heart failure and abnormal. Cardiovascular responses to sustained and rhythmic (5 s on, 2 s off) forearm isometric exercise to fatigue at 40% maximal voluntary contraction (MVC) and to a period of arterial occlusion were investigated in elite rock climbers (CLIMB) as a trained population compared to non .