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Choice reaction time of elbow flexion and extension during passive elbow motions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3226846     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effect of passive elbow motions on electromyographic reaction times (EMG-RTs) of the biceps brachii for elbow flexion and the triceps for elbow extension was investigated in 8 normal subjects, using a choice-RT task, in which the subject was uncertain about the response direction to perform until the arrival of response signal after the passive motion started. Compared to the static condition, choice EMG-RTs shortened only when the direction of passive and response movements was the same. It seems that passive motions act as prior information on direction of movement in the choice-RT task.
M Fujita; R Nakamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  1988 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-04-06     Completed Date:  1989-04-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  905-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Miyaqi, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Choice Behavior / physiology*
Elbow / physiology*
Middle Aged
Muscles / physiology*
Reaction Time

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