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Control of human voluntary movement

Author: John C Rothwell
Publisher: London : Chapman & Hall, 1997, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Discusses human motor control, covering such topics as the functional consequences of reflexes, the cerebral cortex, the cerebellum, the basal ganglia and locomotion and balance. Throughout the text,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Rothwell
ISBN: 0412477009 9780412477003
OCLC Number: 613884041
Description: vii, 506 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Plans, strategies and actions. Mechanical properties of muscles. The motor unit. Proprioceptors in muscle, joint and skin. Reflex pathways in the spinal cord. Investigating reflex pathways and their function. Ascending and descending pathways of the spinal cord. Posture. Cerebal cortex. The cerebellum. The basal ganglia.
Responsibility: John Rothwell.

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'Control of human voluntary movement is a difficult and even at times obscure subject ... or so I thought before I got round to reading John Rothwell's excellent pocket-sized textbook on the subject. Read more...

 
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