Head posture and deprivation of visual stimuli.

  title={Head posture and deprivation of visual stimuli.},
  author={Omar H Salem and Charles Brian Preston},
  journal={The American orthoptic journal},
INTRODUCTION Natural head position (NHP) has been defined as the cranial position that is attained when individuals stand with their visual axes in the true horizontal plane. The visual axis is considered to be a key component in establishing, and maintaining NHP so that, in the absence of visual stimuli, gravitation and muscular proprioception chiefly control head position. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In this study, the natural head positions of a group of normal sighted subjects were measured in a… CONTINUE READING

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