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Functions of Stomatognathic system

  • Due to muscle spindles
  • Activity of the muscle spindles
  • Type of muscle spindles
  • Types of tension
  •   – Active Tension
  •   – Passive Tension
  •   – Total Tension
  • Classification based on
  • Strength of contraction
  • Speed of contraction
  • Types
  •   – Type I (Maintenance of posture)
  •   – Type IIA (Diagastric)
  •   – Type IIB (Sup post temporalis, post med   pterygoid)
  • Fatigue resistance depends on blood supply

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