Sensorimotor Control of Movement and Posture / Edition 1

Sensorimotor Control of Movement and Posture / Edition 1

by Simon C. Gandevia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306472856

ISBN-13: 9780306472855

Pub. Date: 07/31/2002

Publisher: Springer US

This collection of contributions on the subject of the neural mechanisms of sensorimotor control resulted from a conference held in Cairns, Australia, September 3-6, 2001. This volume, compiled by some of the leading experts in the field, addresses the advancement of neurophysiological understanding of movement and sensation, the basis of all human activity.  See more details below

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This collection of contributions on the subject of the neural mechanisms of sensorimotor control resulted from a conference held in Cairns, Australia, September 3-6, 2001. This volume, compiled by some of the leading experts in the field, addresses the advancement of neurophysiological understanding of movement and sensation, the basis of all human activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306472855
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/31/2002
Series:
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series, #508
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
518
Product dimensions:
1.25(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Section I: Impulse Initiation and Central Transmission from Muscle and Skin. Preface. 1. Signalling Properties of Muscle Spindles and Tendon Organs; U. Proske, J.E. Gregory. 2. Evidence for Activity-Dependent Modulation of Sensory-Terminal Excitability in Spindless by Glutamate Release of Synaptic-Like Vesicles; R.W. Banks, et al. 3. Electrophysiology of Conreal Cold Receptor Nerve Terminals; R.W. Carr, J.A. Brock. 4. Discharge Properties of Group III and IV Muscle Afferents; M.P. Kaufman, et al. 5. Effects of Activity on Axonal Excitability: Implications for Motor Control Studies; D. Burke. 6. Reflexes in the Hand: Strong Synaptic Coupling Between Single Tactile Afferents and Spinal Motoneurones; P. McNulty, V. Macefield. 7. The Synaptic Linkage for Tactile and Kinaesthetic Inputs to the Dorsal Column Nuclei; M.J. Rowe. Section II: Proprioception in Limb Movements. Preface. 8. Proprioception: Peripheral Inputs and Perceptual Interactions; S.C. Gandevia, et al. 9. Adaptation to Coriolis Force Perturbation of Movement Trajectory; J.R. Lackner, P. DiZio. 10. Velocity Perception and Proprioception; G.K. Kerr, C.J. Worringham. 11. Effect of Muscle Contraction on Kinaesthesia; A.K. Wise, J.B. Fallon. 12. Proprioception and Joint Pathology; K.M. Refshauge. Section III: Afferent Contributions to Balance and Posture. Preface. 13. Consequences and Assessment of Human Vestibular Failure; J.G. Colebatch. 14. The Role of Cutaneous Receptors in the Foot; J.T. Inglis, et al. 15. What does Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation Stimulate? D.L. Wardman, R.C. Fitzpatrick. 16. Sensory Interactions for Human Balance Control Revealed by Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation; B.L. Day, et al. 17. Vestibulospinal Control of Posture; F.B. Horak, et al. 18. Sensory Contributions to the Control of Stance; T. Mergner, et al. Section IV: Motoneurones and Motor Units. Preface. 19.Selectivity of the Central Control of Sensory Information in the Mammalian Spinal Cord; P. Rudomin. 20. Some Unresolved Issues in Motor Unit Research; R.E. Burke. 21. Presynaptic and Disynaptic Inhibition Induced by Group I Muscle Afferents; A. Schmied, et al. 22. Things We Know and Do Not Know about Motoneurones; D. Kernell. 23. A New Way of Using Modelling to Estimate the Size of a Motoneurone's EPSP; P.B.C. Matthews. 24. What can be Learned about Motoneurone Properties from Studying Firing Patterns; R.K. Powers, et al. 25. Relative Strengths and Distributions of Different Sources of Synaptic Input to the Motoneurone Pool; M.D. Binder, et al. 26. Plateau Potentials and Their Role in Regulating Motoneuronal Firing; H. Hultborn. 27. Mechanisms Causing Plateau Potentials in Spinal Motoneurones; A. Alaburda, et al. 28. Recent Evidence for Plateau Potentials in Human Motoneurones; D.F. Collins, et al. 29. Patterns of Pathological Firing in Human Motor Units; C.K. Thomas, et al. Section V: Propriospinal Neurones and Spinal Reflexes. Preface. 30. Reflections on Spinal Reflexes; D.G. Stuart. 31. Spinal Interneurones: Re-evaluation and Controversy; J.C. Rothwell. 32. Functional Properties of Primate Spinal Interneurones during Voluntary Hand Movements; E.E. Fetz, et al. 33. A Cervical Propriospinal System in Man; E. Pierrot-Deseilligny, V. Marchand-Pauvert. 34. Premotoneuronal and Direct Corticomotoneuronal Control in the Cat and Macaque Monkey; B. Alstermark, T. Isa. 35. Interspecies Comparisons for the c3-C4 Propriospinal System; P.A. Kirkwood, et al. 36. Central Nervous System Lesions and Segmental Activity; S. Meunier, et al. 37. Reflex Mechanisms for Motor Impairment in Spinal Cord Injury; B.D. Schmidt, et al. Section VI: Locomotion. Preface. 38. Give Proprioceptors a Chance; A. Taylor. 39. Role of the Fusimotor System in Locomotion; P. Ellaway, et al. 40. The Role of Proprioceptive Feedback in the Regulation and Adaptation of Locomotor Activity; T. Lam, K.G. Pearson. 41. Sensory Control of Locomotion: Reflexes using Higher-Level Control; A. Prochazka, et al. 42. Reflex Excitation of Muscles during Human Walking; J.B. Nielsen, T. Sinkjaer. 43. H Reflexes Recorded during Locomotion; P. Dyhre-Poulsen, E.B. Simonsen. Section VII: Supraspinal Control of Movement. Preface. 44. fMRI Studies of the Sensory and Motor Areas Involved in Movement; H-J. Freund. 45. Dynamic use of Tactile Afferent Signals in Control of Dexterous Manipulation; R.S. Johansson. 46. Motor Cortex and the Distributed Anatomy of Finger Movements; M.H. Schieber. 47. Reward-Based Planning of Motor Selection in the Rostral Cingulate Motor Area; J. Tanji, et al. 48. Functional Differences in Corticospinal Projections from Macaque Primary Motor Cortex and Supplementary Motor Area; R.N. Lemon, et al. 49. Corticospinal Transmission After Voluntary Contractions; J.L. Taylor, et al. 50. Afferent and Cortical Control of Human Masticatory Muscles; T.S. Miles, M.A. Nordstrom. 51. Mechanisms for Acute Changes in Sensory Maps; M.B. Calford. 52. Vision as Motivation Interhemispheric Oscillation Alters Perception; J.D. Pettigrew and O. Carter. Section VIII: Mechanics and Movement. Preface. 53. Musculoskeletal Mechanics: A Foundation of Motor Physiology; T.R. Nichols. 54. The Importance of Biomechanics; G.E. Loeb, et al. 55. The Role of the Length-Tension Curve in the Control of Movement; D.L. Morgan, et al. 56. Intramuscular Force Transmission; P. Sheard, et al. 57. Muscle and Tendon Relations in Humans; T. Fukunaga, et al. 58. Relationship Between Neural Drive and Mechanical Effect in the Respiratory System; A. De Troyer. Index.

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