Book Volume 8 2016

Fundamentals of Neuromechanics

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-6746-4 (Print) 978-1-4471-6747-1 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

  3. Fundamentals

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Chapter

      Pages 9-24

      Limb Kinematics

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      Chapter

      Pages 25-36

      Limb Mechanics

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      Chapter

      Pages 37-51

      Tendon-Driven Limbs

  4. Introduction to the Neural Control of Tendon-Driven Limbs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Chapter

      Pages 55-69

      The Neural Control of Joint Torques in Tendon-Driven Limbs Is Underdetermined

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      Chapter

      Pages 71-87

      The Neural Control of Musculotendon Lengths and Excursions Is Overdetermined

  5. Feasible Actions of Tendon-Driven Limbs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89

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      Chapter

      Pages 91-111

      Feasible Neural Commands and Feasible Mechanical Outputs

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      Chapter

      Pages 113-131

      Feasible Neural Commands with Mechanical Constraints

  6. Neuromechanics as a Scientific Tool

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-134

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-157

      The Nature and Structure of Feasible Sets

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      Chapter

      Pages 159-174

      Implications

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 175-194