Progress in Motor Control

Theories and Translations

  • Jozsef Laczko
  • Mark L. Latash
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 957)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Theoretical Motor Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jeroen B. J. Smeets, Eli Brenner
      Pages 21-34
  3. Fifty Years of the Equilibrium-Point Hypothesis

  4. Neurophysiological Mechanisms of Motor Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Richard G. Carson, Kathy L. Ruddy, Emmet McNickle
      Pages 143-157
    3. Winfried Mayr, Matthias Krenn, Milan R. Dimitrijevic
      Pages 159-171
    4. Thomas Schneider, Joachim Hermsdörfer
      Pages 173-194
  5. Learning of Skilled Behavior

  6. Impaired Motor Control and Rehabilitation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Robert L. Sainburg, Candice Maenza, Carolee Winstein, David Good
      Pages 257-272

About this book

Introduction

This single volume brings together both theoretical developments in the field of motor control and their translation into such fields as movement disorders, motor rehabilitation, robotics, prosthetics, brain-machine interface, and skill learning. Motor control has established itself as an area of scientific research characterized by a multi-disciplinary approach. Its goal is to promote cooperation and mutual understanding among researchers addressing different aspects of the complex phenomenon of motor coordination. Topics covered include recent theoretical advances from various fields, the neurophysiology of complex natural movements, the equilibrium-point hypothesis, motor learning of skilled behaviors, the effects of age, brain injury, or systemic disorders such as Parkinson's Disease, and brain-computer interfaces.

Keywords

motor cortex motor learning human-machine interface motor impairment rehabilitation equilibrium-point hypothesis motor recovery neurophysiological spinal cord

Editors and affiliations

  • Jozsef Laczko
    • 1
  • Mark L. Latash
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information Technology and Biorobotics, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of PécsPecsHungary
  2. 2.Department of KinesiologyPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47313-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-47312-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-47313-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
  • Series Online ISSN 2214-8019
  • About this book