Muscle reflexes in motion: how, what, and why?

  title={Muscle reflexes in motion: how, what, and why?},
  author={Richard B. Stein and Aiko Kido Thompson},
  journal={Exercise and sport sciences reviews},
  volume={34 4},
Methods have been developed to study excitatory and inhibitory reflexes during human movements because dramatic task-dependent changes occur between different voluntary activities, and phase-dependent changes occur within cyclic movements. Interestingly, segmental reflexes are relatively unimportant for standing balance, although reflex responses are strong… CONTINUE READING