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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

This comprehensive textbook illustrates the excitement and the difficulties of working at the interface between pure and applied research. Written with the student firmly in mind, the text provides  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Rothwell
ISBN: 0412477009 9780412477003
OCLC Number: 613884041
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.
Responsibility: John Rothwell.


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