Predictive control of intersegmental tarsal movements in an insect

@article{Meruelo2017PredictiveCO,
  title={Predictive control of intersegmental tarsal movements in an insect},
  author={Alicia Costalago Meruelo and David M. Simpson and Sandor M. Veres and Philip L. Newland},
  journal={Journal of Computational Neuroscience},
  year={2017},
  volume={43},
  pages={5-15}
}
In many animals intersegmental reflexes are important for postural and movement control but are still poorly undesrtood. Mathematical methods can be used to model the responses to stimulation, and thus go beyond a simple description of responses to specific inputs. Here we analyse an intersegmental reflex of the foot (tarsus) of the locust hind leg, which raises the tarsus when the tibia is flexed and depresses it when the tibia is extended. A novel method is described to measure and quantify… 
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