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The use of the locust (Schistocerca americana) hindleg in postural control was examined in animals that stood on a repeatedly swayed vertical substrate. Myograms were recorded from leg muscles and the angle of the femoro-tibial joint was monitored photographically. Two discrete strategies were observed; in compensatory reactions the hindleg was held in(More)
Seven patients with third-degree burns of > 70% of their body had autofusions of 19 proximal interphalangeal joints. In 13 of the joints there was fixed deformity of > 60 degrees. In addition to these deformities, each of the patients had deformities due to burns in the axilla and elbows bilaterally. There was only one independently functional hand and in(More)
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