I have to do a lab report on the nerve action potential and conduction velocity and I am having trouble findingjournal articles. The purpose of thelab was to introduce us to the action potential and how it can be regulated by changing the strength and duration of the electrical stimulus (we used the sciatic nerve from a frog). we looked at things such as stimulus strength vs. the size of the response and found that as the stimulus strength was increased the size of the response increased as well. We also looked at stimulus duration vs response size and found that as the duration increased, so did the response. We also looked at the strength-duration curve until we reached a maximum response and found that as the stimulus voltage is increased the duration of the response decreased until we hit the maximum response where the response stayed the same. Other things we looked at were the refractory period and the effects of temperature on conduction velocity (Found that conduction velocity increased as the temperature increased). I am having a hard time finding 10 journal articles and I was wondering if you could help me find 5 that I will be able to access the full text to. Thanks
Nerve action potential and conduction velocity
Here is a list of five journals, full text which you can access from the internet. Also Follow the links on the webpage so that you can find similar articles of interest in pubmed.
1. SIMPLE TECHNIQUES SUITABLE FOR STUDENT USE TO RECORD ACTION POTENTIALS FROM THE FROG HEART.
Department of Physiology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine,
Nagasaki 852-8523; and Laboratory of Intracellular Metabolism, Department of Molecular Physiology, National Institute of Physiological Sciences, ...
A nerve action potential and conduction velocity is examined. The strength and duration of the electrical stimulus is analyzed.