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MOTORY COORDINATION, ACTIVITY, GRIP STRENGTH Rodent Treadmill Cat. No. 47302 for Rats Cat. No. 47303 for Mice General “Exercise is a multifactorial activity that affects virtually every organ and tissue in the body. Not only does exercise contribute many health benefits, but lack of exercise is implicated in many chronic health problems. As evidence continues to accumulate concerning the impressive range of health benefits that exercise confers, biomedical researchers have increasingly become interested in conducting systematic studies of exercise to further define those benefits” (from Resource Book for the Design of Animal Exercise Protocols, APS, Feb 2006) Ugo Basile introduces an original TREADMILL for rats and mice. The same device is suitable for tests on either rats or mice, by simply replacing the lane assembly. l MEASURES ENDURANCE , DISTANCE, SPEED Our model incorporates a shock grid at the back of the treadmill to deliver a mild electric shock, when an aversive stimulus is required. l SAME DEVICE TO TEST RATS & MICE The running-lane assembly can be manually tilted from -25° +25°in steps of 5° to , . l COMPACT AND USER-FRIENDLY: test settings & monitoring controlled by the attached electronics and managed on the touch-screen. Main Features l SPEED: from 3 to 100m/min, in steps of 1m/min l SHOCK: from 0 to 2mA (in 0.1mA steps), included l CONTROLS: 4”3 touch-screen to set and monitor the test l MODES: constant, accelerating, custom ramps l X-PAD SOFTWARE: brand new, user-friendly version, to set the experiment and manage the results l SLOPE: positive (uphill) or negative (downhill), from -25° +25° to l DETECTION: via incorporated electronic circuit automatically detects speed & absolute and relative distances Ugo Basile: more than 25,000 c

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RODENT TREADMILL Instrument Description Our Treadmill consists of a main unit, incorporating drive, shocker, running belt and shock grid, and a control unit with 4”3 touch-screen. Two lane assemblies are available, to provide the ideal running tracks for either rats or mice. The running surface consists of an easy-to-clean alimentary-grade white belt, providing suitable grip. The device features an autocleaning tool and a pan to collect droppings. Mouse Lane-Assembly The mouse assembly, a structure which is quickly and easily fitted to the main unit, consists of 7cm tall external walls and...

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