When is vestibular information important during walking?

@article{Bent2004WhenIV,
  title={When is vestibular information important during walking?},
  author={Leah R Bent and J. Timothy Inglis and Bradford J. McFadyen},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={1269-75}
}
Locomotion relies on vision, somatosensory input, and vestibular information. Both vision and somatosensory signals have been shown to be phase dependently modulated during locomotion; however, the regulation of vestibular information has not been investigated in humans. By delivering galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) to subjects at either heel contact, mid-stance, or toe-off, it was possible to investigate when vestibular information was important during the gait cycle. The results… CONTINUE READING

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