H06 Finger Twitch (SS61L)

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 finger twitch transducer and a stimulator.

Experimental Objectives

  1. To record the response generated from the twitch of a finger.
  2. To measure the stimulus frequency required to induce fatigue.

Tasks Performed by the Student

Subject will:
  • 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.

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
SS61L Finger Twitch Transducer, BSL Add to Cart
GEL1 Electrode gel 50 g Add to Cart
STMHUM Human-safe Stimulator 0-100 V Add to Cart

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