Muscle synergies characterizing human postural responses.

  title={Muscle synergies characterizing human postural responses.},
  author={Gelsy Torres-Oviedo and Lena H. Ting},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={98 4},
Postural control is a natural behavior that requires the spatial and temporal coordination of multiple muscles. Complex muscle activation patterns characterizing postural responses suggest the need for independent muscle control. However, our previous work shows that postural responses in cats can be robustly reproduced by the activation of a few muscle synergies. We now investigate whether a similar neural strategy is used for human postural control. We hypothesized that a few muscle synergies… 

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