Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/19510
Type: Thesis
Title: Reflex control of human jaw muscles by periodontal mechanoreceptors / by Jun Yang.
Author: Yang, Jun
Issue Date: 1999
School/Discipline: Dept. of Physiology
Abstract: Describes experiments to determine what factors affect the outcome of the reflex response of the jaw closing muscles to peridontal mechanoreceptive stimulus. The reflex responses of the human masseter were investigated by applying force using different stimulus profiles. It was shown that when the force profile had little or no fast component, the likelehood of eliciting an exitatory peridontal masseteric reflex increased. It is concluded that the shape of the stimulus profile, the location of the stimulating probe and the presence of preload are the main factors that determine the exitatory reflex response of the jaw closing muscles.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Physiology, 2000
Subject: Jaws Muscles.
Description: Copies of author's previously published articles inserted.
Bibliography: leaves 169-219.
224 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Provenance: Copyright material removed from digital thesis. See print copy in University of Adelaide Library for full text.
This electronic version is made publicly available by the University of Adelaide in accordance with its open access policy for student theses. Copyright in this thesis remains with the author. This thesis may incorporate third party material which has been used by the author pursuant to Fair Dealing exception. If you are the author of this thesis and do not wish it to be made publicly available or If you are the owner of any included third party copyright material you wish to be removed from this electronic version, please complete the take down form located at: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/legals.
Appears in Collections:Research Theses

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
01front.pdf62.39 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
02whole.pdf8.98 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
PermissionsLibrary staff access only226.2 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
RestrictedLibrary staff access only11.66 MBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.