Postural changes accompanying voluntary movements. Normal and pathological aspects.

@article{Massion1984PosturalCA,
  title={Postural changes accompanying voluntary movements. Normal and pathological aspects.},
  author={J J Massion},
  journal={Human neurobiology},
  year={1984},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={261-7}
}
Voluntary movements are the source of a perturbation of posture and equilibrium. They are accompanied by postural adjustments which show three main characteristics: they are "anticipatory" with respect to movement and minimize the perturbation of posture and equilibrium due to the movement; they are "adaptable" to the conditions in which the movement is executed, they are influenced by the instructions given to the subject concerning the task to be performed. The central organization of the… CONTINUE READING