Posture, dynamic stability, and voluntary movement.

  title={Posture, dynamic stability, and voluntary movement.},
  author={Simon Bouisset and M. C. Do},
  journal={Neurophysiologie clinique = Clinical neurophysiology},
  volume={38 6},
This paper addresses the question of why voluntary movement, which induces a perturbation to balance, is possible without falling down. It proceeds from a joint biomechanical and physiological approach, and consists of three parts. The first one introduces some basic concepts that constitute a theoretical framework for experimental studies. The second part considers the various categories of "postural adjustments" (PAs) and presents major data on "anticipatory postural adjustments" (APA). The… CONTINUE READING