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John C Rothwell
|Description:||vii, 506 pages : illustrations ; 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.|
'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.