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Neurophysiological Basis of Movement: UT-Austin

Neurophysiological Basis of Movement: UT-Austin

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    This custom ebook includes chapters from Neurophysiological Basis of Movement, Second Edition. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Neuromuscular Control (KIN 336) at the University of Texas at Austin.


    Custom ebook for students taking the course Neuromuscular Control (KIN 336) at the University of Texas at Austin.

    Table of Contents

    Monosynaptic Reflexes
    Oligosynaptic and Polysynaptic Reflexes
    Voluntary Control of a Single Muscle
    Single-Joint Movements
    Pre-Programmed Reactions
    Brain Anatomy
    Cerebral Cortex
    Basal Ganglia
    Ascending and Descending Pathways
    Motor Control
    Motor Synergies
    Postural Control
    Multi-Joint Movement
    Peripheral Muscular and Neurological Disorders
    Spinal Cord Injury and Spasticity
    Disorders Involving the Basal Ganglia
    Cerebellar Disorders
    Cortical Disorders
    Motor Rehabilitation


    Mark L. Latash, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology at Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania. Dr. Latash has authored two other books, edited or coedited six other books, and published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles. He also initiated, and has edited for more than 10 years, the scientific journal Motor Control. Latash organized a series of conferences called Progress in Motor Control and has served as president for the International Society of Motor Control. He is a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the American Society of Biomechanics, and he is a fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education (AAKPE).

    Dr. Latash was appointed a distinguished professor of kinesiology in 2005 and has received numerous other awards, including some from Penn State, the University of Otago in New Zealand, and the International Society of Motor Control. In his leisure time, he enjoys hiking, mushroom hunting, reading, and playing soccer.