TB9 BB Lecture 1;

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1. In the brainstem, what does the reticulo apparatus do?

  • Sets tone (overall activity level) of postural muscles and also interacts with midline motor neurons
  • Processes where the body is in space. Lower motor neurones near the spinal cord midline
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2. What does a single action potential travelling down an alpha motorneurone lead to?

  • Tetanic contractions
  • A muscle twitch
  • A sequence of twitches
  • Graded contractions

3. Which of these are characteristics of lower motorneurons (alpha motorneurons)

  • Large, conduct info at 100ms per second
  • Large, conduct info at 120ms per second
  • Small, conduct info at 120ms per second
  • Small, conduct info at 100ms per second

4. Where are central pattern generators found?

  • Somatosensory cortex
  • Brainstem
  • Spinal cord
  • PMC

5. Which is the lower motorneurone?

  • The penultimate neuron before the muscle
  • The final neuron before the muscle
  • The first neuron in the sequence
  • Neurons connected to lumbar units (e.g leg)

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