This BSL PRO Lesson describes hardware and software setup of the BSL PRO System to record and measure the finger twitch from a human subject using a variable force transducer and a stimulator.
To record the force generated from the twitch of a finger.
To measure the stimulus frequency required to induce fatigue.
Tasks Performed by the Student
close eyes and relax with hand resting so that the finger to be stimulated maintains tension on the paperclip when relaxed
depress the red button on the HSTM01 to allow stimulation.
Add event markers throughout the recording.
The software automates the calibration procedure for the student. There are no knobs and dials to confuse the student.
Graph template files ensure consistent setup for subsequent Subjects or repeated trials—plus, you can easily add your own lesson plan to the onscreen journal.
The lesson will also work as part of a group study.
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.
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.
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