H28 Reflex Response
To measure reflex time of different nerves in the body under different conditions using the reflex hammer.
To compare and correlate magnitude of hammer strike to magnitude of response (via EMG activity).
Optional: To measure response via angular movement (goniometer) under varying strike force.
Tasks Performed by the Student
Subject will undergo the following tests:
ankle jerk relex,
knee jerk reflex,
knee jerk reflex – with Jendrassik Maneuver,
knee jerk reflex – with mental distraction,
flexor withdrawal reflex, and
voluntary knee jerk reflex
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This lesson can record response via electrodes (SS2LB and EL503) or via goniometer (SS20L or SS21L).