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Neurophysiological Assessment of Human Motor Control and Changes Caused by Spinal Cord Injury

W. Barry McKay, Arthur M Sherwood, and Simon F. T Tang

in Restorative Neurology of Spinal Cord Injury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746507
eISBN:
9780199918768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746507.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Disorders of the Nervous System

The control of movement provides us with the ability to manipulate and move about within our environment, to satisfy our survival needs and to interact with each other. Motor control is also the ... More


Transcutaneous Lumbar Posterior Root Stimulation for Motor Control Studies and Modification of Motor Activity after Spinal Cord Injury

Karen Minassian, Ursula Hofstoetter, and Frank Rattay

in Restorative Neurology of Spinal Cord Injury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746507
eISBN:
9780199918768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746507.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Disorders of the Nervous System

A method for transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation that can be used for noninvasive investigations of lumbar neural circuits' function in human subjects was recently developed. The same technique ... More


Current ideas on motor control and learning: implications for therapy

Theo Mulder

in Spinal Cord Dysfunction: Volume II: Intervention and Treatment

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192617873
eISBN:
9780191724312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192617873.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses recent notions on motor control and learning. It aims to give the reader an impression of modern psychological thinking on motor control and learning. The learning of motor ... More


Spasticity I: Clinical aspects

L. S. Illis

in Spinal Cord Dysfunction: Volume II: Intervention and Treatment

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192617873
eISBN:
9780191724312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192617873.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Muscle possesses some elasticity, but most of the resting condition of muscle tone or tension is of a reflexive nature and is maintained by afferent impulses which arise in the muscle spindles. The ... More


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