Brainstem Control of Spinal Cord Function

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Charles D. Barnes
Academic Press, 1984 - Medical - 291 pages
Brainstem Control of Spinal Cord Function summarizes the research findings on major bulbospinal control systems. It explores how sensory, reflex-evoking inputs to the central nervous system (CNS) modulate descending control signals and how descending control signals regulate the excitability or gains of the segmental reflex arcs. It also looks at the role of the reticulospinal system in the control of movement, the effects of labyrinth and neck inputs on vestibulospinal and medullary reticulospinal neurons, the behavioral significance of the raphe-spinal system, locus coeruleus control of spin ...

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Responses at the Ankle Wrist and Elbow Joints
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Modulation of the Electromyographic Response
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Summary and Conclusions
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