Organizing principles for voluntary movement: extending single-joint rules.

  title={Organizing principles for voluntary movement: extending single-joint rules.},
  author={Gil L. Almeida and D A Hong and Daniel M. Corcos and Gerald L. Gottlieb},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={74 4},
1. Four subjects performed fast flexions of the elbow or shoulder over three different distances. Elbow flexions were performed both in a horizontal, single-degree-of-freedom manipulandum and in a sagittal plane with the limb unconstrained. Shoulder flexions were only performed in the sagittal plane by the unconstrained limb. We simultaneously recorded kinematic and electromyographic (EMG) patterns at the "focal" joint, that which the subject intentionally flexed, and at the other, "nonfocal… CONTINUE READING
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