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Cardiovascular Adjustments to Isometric Contractions: Static Effort

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Peripheral Circulation and Organ Blood Flow

  1. Alexander R. Lind

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020326

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Lind, A. R. 2011. Cardiovascular Adjustments to Isometric Contractions: Static Effort. Comprehensive Physiology. 947–966.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    General Description of Cardiovascular Responses
    • 1.1
      Local Circulation
    • 1.2
      Cardiac and Systemic Vascular Responses
    • 1.3
      Baroreceptor Influence
  • 2
    Mechanisms of Control of Systemic Cardiovascular Responses
    • 2.1
      Efferent Pathway
    • 2.2
      Afferent Pathway
  • 3
    Summary: Central Command or Reflex?