Microneurographic Measurement of Sympathetic Nerve Activity in Humans
Microneurography is a technique in which electrodes are inserted percutaneously into peripheral nerves in humans for recording of single or multiunit action potentials. The technique has been used to study (1) sensory innervation of skin, (2) proprioceptive innervation of skeletal muscle, and (3) sympathetic innervation of autonomic effector organs in muscle and skin (Hagbarth, 1979).
KeywordsPeroneal Nerve Mental Stress Sympathetic Nerve Activity Muscle Nerve Sympathetic Activity Cold Pressor Test
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