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H04 Blood Pressure

This PRO lesson describes hardware and software setup of the BSL PRO System to record (noninvasive) blood pressure response to isometric or straining exercise.

Experimental Objectives

  1. To record systolic and diastolic pressure changes during voluntary isometric contractions.
  2. To identify and correlate the appearance and the cessation of the Korotkoff sounds to the isometric loads.
  3. To visualize and compute the changes in pulse pressure and its relationship to the isometric load.

Tasks Performed by the Student

Record the resting blood pressure values of a subject:

Recording variations:

Videos

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Student Prep & Distance Learning

Click the link(s) below for sample data and/or lesson procedure video(s), BSL PRO Lesson procedures (PDF) for human lessons*, and graph template files (*.gtl) for BSL PRO Lessons. If more than one .gtl is available, download the .gtl with the _suffix to match BSL version and hardware.

Lesson Hardware

This lesson requires a Biopac Student Lab (BSL) System and the following hardware. If your BSL System does not include all hardware items, expand your system by selecting required items below. For more details, review the Lesson: L# BSL Lessons - see the Lab Manual or launch BSL; A# and H# BSL PRO Lessons, click the PDF link above to review full setup, recording, and analysis procedures.

Item Name Cart
SS13L Pressure Transducer - MP3X/45 Add to Cart
SS19L Blood Pressure Cuff, BSL Add to Cart
SS30L Stethoscope, BSL Add to Cart
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