Motor control of jaw muscles in chewing and in isometric biting with graded narrowing of jaw gape.

@article{Prschel2008MotorCO,
  title={Motor control of jaw muscles in chewing and in isometric biting with graded narrowing of jaw gape.},
  author={P. Pr{\"o}schel and T. Jamal and T. Morneburg},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 10},
  pages={
          722-8
        }
}
When a certain bite force is applied during unilateral chewing, the combination of jaw elevator muscle activities is different than when a comparable force is applied in unilateral isometric biting, e.g. on a force transducer. Masticatory peak force is generated in a nearly isometric phase of the chewing cycle, with a jaw gape of about 1 mm. In contrast, peak force in isometric biting on force measuring equipment usually induces jaw gapes of 6 mm or even more. Therefore, we tested the… Expand
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