Associated movements, postural adjustments and synergies: some comments about the history and significance of three motor concepts.

@article{Gahry1987AssociatedMP,
  title={Associated movements, postural adjustments and synergies: some comments about the history and significance of three motor concepts.},
  author={Yves Gah{\'e}ry},
  journal={Archives italiennes de biologie},
  year={1987},
  volume={125 4},
  pages={345-60}
}
  • Yves Gahéry
  • Published 1987 in Archives italiennes de biologie
Associated movements, postural adjustments and synergies are three motor concepts directly related to each other, although their historical developments have followed relatively independent paths. We show in this study how some notions, often very old, are evolving and become more precise as the number of observations and experimental results increases. We show also how the relationships between these notions and the terms associated with them may vary depending on the historical period and on… CONTINUE READING