Motor learning in the “podokinetic” system and its role in spatial orientation during locomotion

@article{Weber1998MotorLI,
  title={Motor learning in the “podokinetic” system and its role in spatial orientation during locomotion},
  author={K. Weber and W. Fletcher and C. R. Gordon and G. M. Jones and E. Block},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={120},
  pages={377-385}
}
  • K. Weber, W. Fletcher, +2 authors E. Block
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Experimental Brain Research
  • Abstract The present study characterizes a previously reported adaptive phenomenon in a somatosensory-motor system involved in directional control of locomotor trajectory through foot contact with the floor. We call this the “podokinetic” (PK) system. Podokinetic adaptation was induced in six subjects by stepping in-place over the axis of a horizontally rotating disc over a range of disc angular velocities (11.25–90°/s) and durations (7.5–60 min). After adaptation, subjects were blindfolded and… CONTINUE READING

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