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Biomechanical Models of the Head-Neck System

Johannes Dimnet

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

In this chapter, a classification of biomechanical models of the head-neck system is proposed. Generally, these models are developed to study the responses of head-neck structures to impact and ... More


Muscle Behavior May Solve Motor Coordination Problems

Neville Hogan and Ferdinando A. Mussa-lvaldi

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Like many biologic systems, one of the differentiating features of the head and neck is its mechanical intricacy. The head-neck system includes approximately thirty muscles; each spans multiple ... More


The Head-Neck System of the Blowfly Calliphora: 1. Anatomic Organization of Neck Muscles, Motoneurons, and Multimodal and Visual Inputs

Nicholas J. Strausfeld

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Insects offer highly accessible model systems for the study of neural integration and the design of circuits underlying compensatory and voluntary orbital movement. One advantage of such circuitry is ... More


Reflex Contributions to the Control of Head Movement in the Lizard

Dave H. B. Wang and John H. Anderson

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

There are some tough problems in comprehending the control of head movements. The head-neck system is multijointed and the posture and the movement of the head can be controlled by distinct pairs of ... More


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