The neural control of interlimb coordination during mammalian locomotion.

@article{Frigon2017TheNC,
  title={The neural control of interlimb coordination during mammalian locomotion.},
  author={Alain Frigon},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={
          2224-2241
        }
}
Neuronal networks within the spinal cord directly control rhythmic movements of the arms/forelimbs and legs/hindlimbs during locomotion in mammals. For an effective locomotion, these networks must be flexibly coordinated to allow for various gait patterns and independent use of the arms/forelimbs. This coordination can be accomplished by mechanisms intrinsic to the spinal cord, somatosensory feedback from the limbs, and various supraspinal pathways. Incomplete spinal cord injury disrupts some… CONTINUE READING
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