Breathing: Motor Control of Diaphragm Muscle

Fogarty, Matthew J., Mantilla, Carlos B. and Sieck, Gary C. (2018) Breathing: Motor Control of Diaphragm Muscle. Physiology (Bethesda, Md.), 33 2: 113-126. doi:10.1152/physiol.00002.2018

Author Fogarty, Matthew J.
Mantilla, Carlos B.
Sieck, Gary C.
Title Breathing: Motor Control of Diaphragm Muscle
Journal name Physiology (Bethesda, Md.)   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1548-9221
Publication date 2018-02-07
Year available 2018
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1152/physiol.00002.2018
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 33
Issue 2
Start page 113
End page 126
Total pages 14
Place of publication Bethesda, MD United States
Publisher American Physiological Society
Language eng
Abstract Breathing occurs without thought but is controlled by a complex neural network with a final output of phrenic motor neurons activating diaphragm muscle fibers (i.e., motor units). This review considers diaphragm motor unit organization and how they are controlled during breathing as well as during expulsive behaviors.
Keyword Amyotrophic-Lateral-Sclerosis
Myosin Heavy-Chain
Ventral Respiratory Group
Medullary Inspiratory Neurons
Botzinger Expiratory Neurons
Midcervical Contusion Injury
Axonal Conduction-Velocity
Intercostal Tendon Organs
Maximum Specific Force
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Grant ID AG-044615
Institutional Status UQ

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