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Human Physiology

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Protocols for conducting basic and advanced laboratory exercises with human subjects including: cardiovascular; respiratory; musculoskeletal; digestion; renal function and water balance; and neurophysiology.

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Blood Pressure

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Learn to correctly perform blood pressure measurements using a stethoscope, and ADInstruments' Blood Pressure Cuff and Sphygmomanometer. Assess changes in peripheral circulation and examine the effects of cuff location.

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Cardiovascular Effects of Exercise

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Investigate how heart rate and finger pulse change after different exercise regimes. Study the ECG trace and the electrical signals of the heart. Determine the factors that control heart rate and blood flow to tissues before, during and after exercise.

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Dive Response

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Investigate the effects of the diving response on heart rate and peripheral circulation in humans during simulated dives using ADInstruments' Finger Pulse Transducer, Sphygmomanometer and Respiratory Belt. Compare the physiological differences between breath-holding and diving.

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ECG and Heart Sounds

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Learn the positions for the standard limb leads to accurately record ECG. Identify the major components of the ECG, provide estimates of the timing of ECG components and their magnitudes. Coincidentally record heart sounds and relate these to the ECG.

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Download ECG and Heart Sounds Experiment v2 for Windows

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ECG and Peripheral Circulation

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Measure and analyze ECG and pulse and discuss the relationship between them. Compare differences between individuals and the effects of temperature. Discover arterial anastomoses and the connections in the blood supply of the hand.

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Download ECG and Peripheral Circulation Experiment v2.1 for Windows

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EDR and Classical Conditioning

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Replicate Pavlov's famous classical conditioning experiments in humans. Find out how skin conductance, heart rate and respiratory rate can be altered using the principles of classical conditioning.

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Electro-oculography

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Record electrical activity associated with eye movements and recognize common artifacts in EOG recordings. Measure and understand the significance of angular displacement measurements, smooth tracking and investigate aspects of gaze holding.

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Download Electro-oculography Experiment v2.1 for Windows

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Electrodermal response (EDR)

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Learn how to measure skin conductance. Understand how conductance, respiratory rate, heart rate, and skin temperature change in response to stress. Use this information to complete a polygraph (lie detection test) and correctly interpret the results.

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Electroencephalography

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Recognize artifacts in an EEG signal caused by blinking and subject movement. Record and identify alpha and beta EEG rhythm, and analyze how a signal is affected by opening and shutting the eyes, mental activity and auditory stimulation.

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Electromyography

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Record EMG during voluntary muscle contractions and investigate how contractile force changes with increasing demand. Examine the activity of antagonist muscles, see the phenomenon of coactivation and calculate nerve conduction velocity.

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Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

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Record finger pulse and use it to produce a tachogram. Learn about spectral analysis and determine the frequency components using Spectrum in LabChart.

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Download Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Experiment v2.1 for Windows

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Introduction to Exercise Physiology - Kit

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Learn techniques behind spirometry and gas analysis in order to record respiratory variables and determine metabolic parameters. Become familiar with ADInstruments' Exercise Physiology Kit and LabChart Add-Ons for Metabolism and Spirometry.

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Download Introduction to Exercise Physiology - Kit Experiment v2.1 for Windows

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Download Introduction to Exercise Physiology - Kit Experiment v3 for Windows

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Introduction to Exercise Physiology - System

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Become familiar with techniques behind spirometry, gas analysis and electrocardiography (ECG). Record and calculate respiratory, cardiovascular and metabolic parameters. Learn about ADInstruments' Exercise Physiology System and LabChart Add-Ons designed for exercise physiology.

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Download Introduction to Exercise Physiology - System Experiment v2.1 for Windows

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Introduction to LabChart

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Learn the basics of the PowerLab Data Acquisition System and LabChart software.

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Download Introduction to LabChart Experiment v1 for Windows

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Download Introduction to LabChart Experiment v1.2 for Windows

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Introduction to Psychophysiology

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Become familiar with the basic psychophysiological measurements of skin conductance, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and electromyography. Combine these skills in the performance of a simple psychophysiology experiment.

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Introduction to Respiration

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Investigate various aspects of breathing, including the ability to hold your breath, hyperventilation, rebreathing, and the relation between breathing and heart rate.

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Muscle stimulation and Fatigue

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Record and measure muscular twitch responses to nerve stimulation and observe recruitment as stimulus strength increases. Test the effect of stimulus timing on muscle contraction. Measure the decline in maximal force during a sustained contraction and examine muscle fatigue.

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Respiratory Airflow and Volume

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Record and analyze respiratory signals to derive respiratory parameters, such as lung volumes and capacities. Perform basic tests of pulmonary function and stimulate an airway restriction.

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Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

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Examine respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) during normal respiration and forced breathing.

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Sensory Physiology

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Find the blind spot, test for colorblindness and explore the science behind some optical illusions. Determine the distribution of touch and taste receptors, and investigate thermoception. Assess joint position sense and the perception of balance.

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Visual Evoked Potentials

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Use a flash stimulus and pattern reversal to generate and record brain activity in the occipital lobe.

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