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Human Nerve

Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, EM-220
Description: The study of whether sight or sound stimuli cause a faster reaction time.

Goals

1.	Students will gain an understanding of a reflex arc and how the spinal cord and peripheral nerves function in the human body
2.	Students will be able to successfully record responses from subjects to auditory and visual stimuli.
3.	Students should be able to measure the response time of their subjects to different cues and relate it to the functioning of the spinal nerves. 
4.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	understand and be able to draw a reflex arc.
2.	have recorded responses of subjects to both auditory and visual stimuli.
3.	determine a subject’s response time to various cues.
4.	be able to determine the effect of different types of auditory cues on response time.
5.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
6.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, EM-220
Description: The study of whether sight or sound stimuli cause a faster reaction time. Uses preprogrammed sequences to show color and play sound.

Goals

1.	Students will gain an understanding of a reflex arc and how the spinal cord and peripheral nerves function in the human body
2.	Students will be able to successfully record responses from subjects to auditory and visual stimuli.
3.	Students should be able to measure the response time of their subjects to different cues and relate it to the functioning of the spinal nerves. 
4.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	understand and be able to draw a reflex arc.
2.	have recorded responses of subjects to both auditory and visual stimuli.
3.	determine a subject’s response time to various cues.
4.	be able to determine the effect of different types of auditory cues on response time.
5.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
6.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PRH-200
Description: Uses a reflex hammer to look at myotactic responses in the knee and ankle.

Goals

1.	Students will successfully trigger and record electromyograms (EMGs) using a reflex hammer and iWorx software, respectively.
2.	Students will gain an understanding of the muscles in the leg and how they work and respond to stimuli.
3.	Students will gain an understanding of the both the Achilles and patellar stretch reflexes and the reflex arc.
4.	Students should be able to measure the conduction times and nerve velocities for the Achilles and patellar reflexes using electromyograms (EMGs). 
5.	Students will measure the effect of pre-existing tension in the effector muscle, or motor activity in other muscle groups, upon reflex responses. 
6.	Students will also study the coordination of motor activity in antagonistic muscles.
7.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	understand and be able to draw a reflex arc.
2.	have recorded EMG responses of subjects to stimulation of the Achilles and patellar tendons using a reflex hammer.
3.	be able to determine the conduction times and nerve velocities using EMG recordings.
4.	have measured the effect of pre-existing tension on muscles or muscle groups.
5.	have gained understanding of the reasons for different conduction and reaction times of reflexes at different locations on the human body. 
6.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
7.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104
Description: Uses the PT-104 to “feel” the stroke of the reflex hammer to look at myotactic responses in the knee and ankle.

Goals

1.	Students will successfully trigger and record electromyograms (EMGs) using a reflex hammer and iWorx software, respectively.
2.	Students will gain an understanding of the muscles in the leg and how they work and respond to stimuli.
3.	Students will gain an understanding of the both the Achilles and patellar stretch reflexes and the reflex arc.
4.	Students should be able to measure the conduction times and nerve velocities for the Achilles and patellar reflexes using electromyograms (EMGs). 
5.	Students will measure the effect of pre-existing tension in the effector muscle, or motor activity in other muscle groups, upon reflex responses. 
6.	Students will also study the coordination of motor activity in antagonistic muscles.
7.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	understand and be able to draw a reflex arc.
2.	have recorded EMG responses of subjects to stimulation of the Achilles and patellar tendons using a reflex hammer.
3.	be able to determine the conduction times and nerve velocities using EMG recordings.
4.	have measured the effect of pre-existing tension on muscles or muscle groups.
5.	have gained understanding of the reasons for different conduction and reaction times of reflexes at different locations on the human body. 
6.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
7.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, iWire-B3G , C-HVS-SL2
Description: Ulnar nerve conduction.

Goals

1.	Students will gain an understanding of how a stimulus is applied to a nerve to gain a response.
2.	Students will gain an understanding of the Compound Action Potential (CAP) generated by a nerve as a response to a stimulus.
3.	Students will be able to successfully measure CAPs of the nerves in the forearm.
4.	Students will gain an understanding of summation and the relationship to nerve conduction velocity.
5.	Students will understand the relationship between stimulus strength and the amplitude of the nerve/muscle response; the latency of the nerve as a function of the polarity of the stimulus pulse; and the nerve conduction velocity. 
6.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:

1.	have gained an understand of the effect of stimulus strength of the response of the innervated muscle.
2.	understand how the amplitude of the CAP relates to threshold.
3.	have gained an understanding of how the polarity of the stimulus pulse effects the latency and amplitude of the CAP.
4.	have calculated the nerve conduction velocity of the ulnar nerve and understand how that relates to the functionality of the nerve/muscle response. 
5.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, EM-220 , FRS-220
Description: The study of whether sight or sound stimuli cause a faster reaction time using both the foot sensor and hand event marker.

Goals

1.	Students will gain an understanding of a reflex arc and how the spinal cord and peripheral nerves function in the human body
2.	Students will be able to successfully record responses from subjects to auditory and visual stimuli on reactions of both the hand and the foot. 
3.	Students should be able to measure the response time of their subjects to different cues and relate it to the functioning of the spinal nerves. 
4.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	understand and be able to draw a reflex arc.
2.	have recorded responses of subjects to both auditory and visual stimuli.
3.	determine a subject’s response time to various cues using the hand vs. the foot - looking at eye-hand vs. eye-foot coordination.
4.	be able to determine the effect of using different body parts on response time to various cues.
5.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
6.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, EM-220 , BCL-100
Description: Determines whether one color of light causes a faster reaction time than another.

Goals

1.	Students will gain an understanding of a reflex arc and how the spinal cord and peripheral nerves function in the human body
2.	Students will be able to successfully record responses from subjects to visual stimuli of different colors.
3.	Students should be able to measure the response time of their subjects to different colors and relate it to the functioning of the spinal nerves. 
4.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	understand and be able to draw a reflex arc.
2.	have recorded responses of subjects to both red and green visual stimuli.
3.	determine a subject’s response time to the different colors under differing circumstances.
4.	be able to determine the effect of different types of visual cues on response time.
5.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
6.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , C-HVS-SL2
Description: Soleus muscle stimulation to enable the determination of the H and M reflexes.

Goals

1.	Students will gain an understanding of how a stimulus is applied to a nerve to gain a response.
2.	Students will gain an understanding of the Compound Action Potential (CAP) generated by a nerve as a response to a stimulus.
3.	Students will be able to successfully measure CAPs of the nerves in the lower leg, specifically those for the soleus muscle.
4.	Students will investigate the H-reflex response and the M-wave response during muscle stimulation. 
5.	Students will design optional exercises, including but not limited to:
◦	using the Jendrassik maneuver and determine the result on the Hoffman Reflex.
◦	adding a small weight to the foot.
◦	altering the temperature, using either an ice pack or moist heat pack, to determine the H-reflex in both situations.
◦	collecting a maximal M-wave. Calculate the Hmax:Mmax ratio which is the standard for reporting in sports medicine. 
6.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:

1.	have gained an understand of the effect of stimulus strength of the response of the innervated muscle.
2.	understand how the amplitude of the CAP relates to threshold.
3.	be able to design their own hypothesis and carry out the experiment to record and collect data accurately.
4.	understand that different parameters can have varying effect on the CAP action and muscle response.
5.	 feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
6.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , C-HVS-SL2
Description: Nerve conduction in the median nerve of the arm.

Goals

1.	Students will gain an understanding of how a stimulus is applied to a nerve to gain a response.
2.	Students will gain an understanding of the Compound Action Potential (CAP) generated by a nerve as a response to a stimulus.
3.	Students will be able to successfully measure CAPs of the nerves in the forearm.
4.	Students will gain an understanding of summation and the relationship to nerve conduction velocity.
5.	Students will understand the relationship between stimulus strength and the amplitude of the nerve/muscle response; the latency of the nerve as a function of the polarity of the stimulus pulse; and the nerve conduction velocity. 
6.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:

1.	have gained an understand of the effect of stimulus strength of the response of the innervated muscle.
2.	understand how the amplitude of the CAP relates to threshold.
3.	have gained an understanding of how the polarity of the stimulus pulse effects the latency and amplitude of the CAP.
4.	have calculated the nerve conduction velocity of the ulnar nerve and understand how that relates to the functionality of the nerve/muscle response. 
5.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, iWire-B3G , FT-220 , C-HVS-SL2
Description: Introduction to Neuroprosthetics and Human-to-Human Muscle Control

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Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104 , EM-220
Description: A new way to study – play Jeopardy using the iWorx system and study the physiological effects.

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Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104 , RPD-400 , iWire-B3G , A-RM-220
Description: See how playing a variety of different carnival games can help students learn physiology concepts

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Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, EM-220 , EM-220
Description: Using sequences to show a variety of colored squares to measure reaction time in response to different color.

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Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , C-HVS-SL2
Description: Study the differences in motor and sensory nerve conduction in right and left handed individuals.

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Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, EM-220 , C-HVS-SL2
Description: Reaction time measurements will be made from an individual shown a neutral visual stimulus and then to that same neutral stimulus when a small shock is applied IF the reaction is not fast enough.

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Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, NMD-SYS
Description: Measures action potential of the eye using the spike sorting module.

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Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, NMD-SYS
Description: Measures actional potentials of the ear using the spike sortng module

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