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Dr Robert William Banks - all publications

Chapter in book

  • Banks, Robert (2018). Muscle Spindles and Tendon Organs ☆. In Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. Elsevier. 1-10.
  • Banks, R. (2016). Muscle Spindles and Tendon Organs. In Reference Moduke in Biomedical Sciences. Elsevier. 1-10.
  • Banks, R. (2014). Skeletal Muscle. In Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. Caplan, M. Elsevier.
  • Banks R.W. (2005). The muscle spindle. In Peripheral Neuropathy. PJ Dyck & PK Thomas Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. 131-150.
  • Banks R.W. & Barker, D (2004). The muscle spindle. In Myology. A Engel & C Franzini-Armstrong New York: McGraw-Hill. 3rd. edition: 489-509.
  • Banks, R.W., Bewick, G.S., Reid, B. & Richardson, C. (2002). Evidence for activity-dependent modulation of sensory-terminal excitability in spindles by glutamate release from synaptic-like vesicles. In Sensorimotor Control of Movement and Posture. Gandevia,Simon.C, Proske,Uwe & Stuart,Douglas.G New York: Springer. 508: 13-18.
  • Banks, R. W. (1999). Cytological staining methods. In Modern techniques in neuroscience research. Windhorst, U. & Johansson, H. Berlin: Springer Verlag. 1-26.
  • Banks, R. W. (1999). Histological staining methods. In Modern techniques in neuroscience research. Windhorst, U. & Johansson, H. Berlin: Springer Verlag. 437-458.
  • Banks, R. W., Emonet-Denand, F., Gladden, M. H. & Sutherland, F. I. (1995). Evidence for static gamma innervation of long chain fibres. In Alpha and Gamma Motor Systems. Taylor, A., Gladden, M. H. & Durbaba, R. New York: Plenum Press. 216-218.
  • Scheepstra, K. A., Otten, E., Hulliger, M. & Banks, R. W. (1995). Modelling of chaotic and regular Ia afferent discharge during fusimotor stimulation. In Alpha and Gamma Motor Systems. Taylor, A., Gladden, M. H. & Durbaba, R. New York: Plenum Press. 325-327.
  • Banks, R. W., Hulliger, M., Scheepstra, K. A. & Otten, E. (1995). Pacemaker competition and the role of preterminal-branch tree architecture: a combined morphological, physiological and modelling study. In Alpha and Gamma Motor Systems. Taylor, A., Gladden, M. H. & Durbaba, R. New York: Plenum Press. 255-260.
  • Banks, R. W., Decorte, L., Emonet-Denand, F., Gladden, M. H. & Sutherland, F. (1995). The exceptional structure of muscle spindles in superficial lumbrical muscles of the cat hind limb. In Alpha and Gamma Motor Systems. Taylor, A., Gladden, M. H. & Durbaba, R. New York: Plenum Press. 208-209.
  • Banks, R. W., Emonet-Denand, F., Stacey, M. J. & Thiesson, D. (1995). The innervation of muscle spindles in an intrinsic muscle of the hind foot: the superficial lumbrical of the cat. In Alpha and Gamma Motor Systems. Taylor, A., Gladden, M. H. & Durbaba, R. New York: Plenum Press. 210-212.
  • Banks, R. W., Gladden, M. H., Sutherland, F. I. & Yoshimura, A. (1995). The sensory and motor innervation of the abductor digiti quinti medius muscle of the cat. In Alpha and Gamma Motor Systems. Taylor, A., Gladden, M. H. & Durbaba, R. New York: Plenum Press. 213-215.
  • Barker, D. & Banks, R. W. (1994). The muscle spindle. In Myology. Engel, A. & Franzini-Armstrong, C. New York: McGraw Hill. 333-360.
  • Banks, R. W. (1992). Studies on the motor innervation of the cat's muscle spindle. In Muscle afferents and spinal control of movement. Jami, L., Pierrot-Deseilligny, E. & Zytnicki, D. Oxford: Pergamon Press. 31-36.
  • Banks, R. W. & Barker, D. (1991). Neuronal specificites in the reinnervation of muscle spindles. In Plasticity of Motoneuronal Connections. Wernig, A. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 241-249.
  • Banks, R. W. & Stacey, M. J. (1988). Quantitative studies on mammalian muscle spindles and their sensory innervation. In Mechanoreceptors - Development, Structure and Function. Hnik, P., Soukup, T., Vejsada, R. & Zelena, J. New York: Plenum Press. 263-269.
  • Barker, D. & Banks, R. W. (1986). The muscle spindle. In Myology. Engel, A. & Banker, B. Q. New York: McGraw Hill. 309-341.
  • Banks, R. W., Barker, D. & Stacey, M. J. (1985). On the classification of intrafusal motor endings. In The muscle spindle. Boyd, I. A. & Gladden, M. H. London: Macmillan. 69-74.
  • Banks, R. W., Barker, D. & Stacey, M. J. (1981). Structural aspects of fusimotor effects on spindle sensitivity. In Muscle receptors and movement. Taylor, A. & Prochazka, A. London: Macmillan. 5-16.

Conference Paper

Conference Proceeding

  • M Hulliger & R W Banks (2004). The relation between motor deficit and proprioceptive loss after large-fibre deafferentation by pyridoxine. 34th Annual Meeting, San Diego, Society for Neuroscience.
  • Banks, R. W., Hulliger, M., Otten, E. & Scheepstra, K. A. (1993). The Ia afferent of the muscle spindle as an example in the study of pacemaker interactions in branched myelinated axons, both model and real. XXXIInd Congress of the IUPS, Glasgow, IUPS.
  • Sabbagh, R., Banks, R. W. & Evans, P. R. (1991). Pectoral asymmetry in the broiler chicken. 23rd Poultry Science Symposium, Edinburgh.
  • Stacey, M. J., Banks, R. W. & Barker, D. (1986). Sensory reinnervation of cat muscle spindles after nerve section. XXXth IUPS Congress, Vancouver, BC. Canada, IUPS.

Journal Article

Newspaper/Magazine Article

  • Bewick, Guy & Banks, Bob (2010). “Sensible to feeling as to sight” some recent progress on mechanosensory transduction in mammals. Physiology News 80: 33-37.

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