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Neural Control of Locomotion From Mollusc to Man

By: G Orlovsky, TG Deliagina and S Grillner
322 pages, 80 figs
Neural Control of Locomotion
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  • Neural Control of Locomotion ISBN: 9780198524052 Hardback Dec 1999 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Describes how the brains of very diverse and evolutionarily removed species control the animal's locomotion.

Contents

Introduction; PART 1: LOCOMOTION IN INVERTEBRATES; 1. Swimming in the mollusc Clione limacina based on wing flapping; 2. Other forms of locomotion in molluscs; 3. Swimming in the leech; 4. Walking in the crayfish and lobster; 5. Swimming in the crayfish and lobster; 6. Walking in the stick insect and locust; 7. Flying in the locust; PART 2 : SWIMMING LOCOMOTION IN LOWER VERTEBRATES; 8. Swimming in the lamprey; 9. Swimming in the toad and tadpole; PART 3: QUADRUPEDAL LOCOMOTION IN MAMMALS; 10. General organisation of the locomotor control system in the cat; 11. Limb controller; 12. Initiation of locomotion; 13. Role of the cerebellum in locomotor coordination; 14. Role of the motor cortex in locomotor coordination; PART 4: HUMAN LOCOMOTION; 15. Walking and running in humans; General conclusions

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By: G Orlovsky, TG Deliagina and S Grillner
322 pages, 80 figs
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