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The Vestibulospinal System and Postural Control

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean A. Büttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

in The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

One of the more important functions of the vestibular system is its participation, along with vision and the somatosensory system, in postural control. While all parts of the nervous system, ... More


Differential Influence of Vertical Head Posture during Walking

Wolfgang H. Zangemeister, Maria V. Bulgheroni, and Antonio Pedotti

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/9780195068207.003.0090
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This study involves a kinematic analysis based on the examination of trajectories, velocities, and accelerations of all markers. The two questions pursued in this study are: (1) would it be possible ... More


Head-Trunk Coordination in Man: Is Trunk Angular Velocity Elicited by a Support Surface Movement the Only Factor Influencing Head Stabilization?

John H. J. Allum, Flurin Honegger, and Emily A. Keshner

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/9780195068207.003.0092
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter's objective is to answer the question about the coordination of head and trunk movements as to whether head movements follow those of the trunk, as a passive mass-spring-dashpot system ... More


Eye-Head Coordination in Normal and Hemilabyrinthectomized Cats

Liliane Borel and Michel Lacour

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/9780195068207.003.0100
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter studies the properties and the functional coupling of four sensory-motor subsystems that contribute to the head and eye stabilization during linear motion in the vertical plane. The ... More


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