Journal of Wood Science

, Volume 44, Issue 6, pp 495–497 | Cite as

Time-series variations of blood pressure due to contact with wood

  • Takeshi Morikawa
  • Yoshifumi Miyazaki
  • Shigeo Kobayashi
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Key words

Tactile sense Blood pressure Pulse Cryptomeria japonica D. Don Chamaecyparis obtusa Endl 

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© The Japan Wood Research Society 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takeshi Morikawa
    • 1
  • Yoshifumi Miyazaki
    • 1
  • Shigeo Kobayashi
    • 2
  1. 1.Forestry and Forest Products Research InstituteIbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Kyouritsu Women's UniversityTokyoJapan

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