Search for dissertations about: "deep muscles of the neck"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words deep muscles of the neck.

  1. 1. Human muscle spindles complex morphology and structural organisation

    Author : Jing-Xia Liu; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : human; muscle spindIe; intrafusal fiber; aging; biceps brachii; deep muscles of the neck; MyHC; mATPase; SERCA; Human Anatomy; anatomi; muscle spindle;

    Abstract : Muscle spindles are skeletal muscle mechanoreceptors that mediate the stretch reflex and provide axial and limb position information to the central nervous system. They have been proposed to play a major role in the pathophysiology of muscle pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. The central cervical nucleus in the rat : Studies on connectivity, function and chemical transmission

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Birger Ragnarson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Amino acid transmitter AMPA Anterograde Cerebellum Cervical Choleragenoid Electron microscopy Freeze-substitution Glutamate Horseradish peroxidase Ia primary afferent Immunogold Immunocytochemistry Locomotion Motoneuron NMDA Neck muscle Postembedding;

    Abstract : The central cervical nucleus (CCN) is a spinocerebellar cell group in the upper cervical spinal cord (rat: Cl-C3), that is known to receive a powerful primary afferent input from, the upper cervical spinal nerves (C 1-C4), originating mainly from muscle spindle afferents in deep dorsal neck muscles and from the ipsi- and contralateral vestibular nuclei. It projects to the cerebellar vermis bilaterally and to all the vestibular nuclei contralaterally. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acupuncture - effects on muscle blood flow and aspects of treatment in the clinicla context

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Margareta Sandberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acupuncture; muscle blood flow; non-invasive; photoplethysmography; fibromyalgia; pain; postmenopausal symptoms; psychological distress; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to elucidate and investigate psychophysiological aspects and effects of acupuncture and needle stimulation. Within this framework emphasis was directed toward the effects of needle stimulation (acupuncture) on muscle blood flow in the tibialis anterior and trapezius muscles in healthy subjects and patients suffering from chronic muscle pain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neck muscle function in individuals with persistent pain and disability after whiplash injury

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Gunnel Peterson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Neck pain and disability are common after whiplash injury. One year after the accident up to 50 % still have symptoms called whiplash associated disorders (WAD). Despite decades of research the cause of persistent pain and disability are largely unknown and effective treatment and diagnostic tools are lacking. READ MORE