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Identification of higher brain centres that may encode the cardiorespiratory response to exercise in humans.

Abstract:

1. Positron emission tomography (PET) was used to identify the neuroanatomical correlates underlying 'central command' during imagination of exercise under hypnosis, in order to uncouple central command from peripheral feedback. 2. Three cognitive conditions were used: condition I, imagination of freewheeling downhill on a bicycle (no change in heart rate, HR, or ventilation, V(I)): condition II, imagination of exercise, cycling uphill (increased HR by 12 % and V(I) by 30 % of the actual exer...

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Journal:
The Journal of physiology
Volume:
533
Issue:
Pt 3
Pages:
823-836
Publication date:
2001-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-7793
ISSN:
0022-3751
URN:
uuid:3760b555-c2b4-4797-805c-6f93100118e7
Source identifiers:
105375
Local pid:
pubs:105375

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