Multisensory Control of Posture

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Papers from the September 1994 symposium consider the interplay between perception and action and between reflexive and volitional motor acts, as well as between sensory driven or self-initiated motor acts and reafferent inputs. Topics include coordination and motor plan; the role of visual, vestibular, and somatosensory afferents for posture and movement control; orientation and perception; reafferents, modeling; clinical insights; and aviation and space flight. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461357919
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Multisensory Control of Movements at Spinal Levels and Its Supraspinal Modulation; E.D. Schomburg. Involvement of Deep Cerebellar Nuclei in Attentive and Orienting Motor Responses; J.M. Delgado-GarcĂ­a, A. Gruart. Adaptability of Adult Mammalian Motoneurons to New Motor Tasks; A. Gruart, et al. Type I Medial Vestibular Neurons during Alertness, following Adaptation, and during REM Sleep Episodes in the Headfixed Guineapig; M. Serafin, et al. Adaptive Changes in Gain of the Vestibulospinal Reflex during Sustained Neckvestibular Stimulation; O. Pompeiano. Neural Integration of Visual Information and Direction of Gravity in Prestriate Cortex of the Alert Monkey; X.M. Sauvan, E. Peterhans. Proprioceptive and Cutaneous Feedback in the Modulation of Cortical Output in Man; P.H. Ellaway. The Role of Proprioceptive and Vestibular Signals in Triggering and Modulating Postural Synergies; J.H.J. Allum. Characteristics of Head and Neck Stabilization in Two Planes of Motion; E. Keshner, et al. Principal Component Analysis of Axial Synergies during Upper Trunk Forward Bending in Humans; A. Alexandrov, et al. Do Equilibrium Constraints Determine the Center of Mass Position during Movement? J. Massion, et al. 35 additional articles. Index.

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