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Postural dependence of reaction time in normal subjects and patients with focal brain lesions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1052307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
EMG reaction times (EMG-RTs) of triceps brachii muscle of normal subjects and patients with focal brain lesions were measured at two different positions of the shoulder joint. The difference of EMG-RTs between the two positions was smaller in patients with VL-thalamotomy, cerebellar or frontal premotor lesions than in normal subjects and patients with hemiplegia. It is assumed that cerebellum, VL-nucleus and the premotor area are related to the proprioceptive control of RTs.
Authors:
R Nakamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied neurophysiology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0302-2773     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Neurophysiol     Publication Date:    1976-1977
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-05-08     Completed Date:  1978-05-08     Revised Date:  2006-07-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600656     Medline TA:  Appl Neurophysiol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-5     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Diseases / physiopathology*
Brain Mapping
Cerebellar Diseases / physiopathology
Cerebellum / physiology
Cerebrovascular Disorders / physiopathology
Frontal Lobe / physiology
Humans
Parkinson Disease / physiopathology,  surgery
Posture*
Reaction Time / physiology*
Thalamic Nuclei / physiology,  surgery

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