Figure 8. Muscular contraction elicits and increase in skeletal muscle blood flow that is termed exercise hyperemia.

Figure 8

Muscular contraction elicits and increase in skeletal muscle blood flow that is termed exercise hyperemia. The magnitude of the increases in blood flow to contracting skeletal muscles varies with the intensity of activity.

From: Chapter 3, Regulation of Vascular Tone in Skeletal Muscle

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Skeletal Muscle Circulation.
Korthuis RJ.
San Rafael (CA): Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences; 2011.
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