Biomechanics and Neural Control of Posture and Movement

  • Jack M. Winters
  • Patrick E. Crago

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Section I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Section II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Robert F. Kirsch, Richard B. Stein
      Pages 39-57
    3. Richard L. Lieber, Jan Fridén, Wendy M. Murray, Scott L. Delp
      Pages 58-73
    4. Jack M. Winters, Robert E. Kearney, Michael P. Slawnych, Peter A. Huijing
      Pages 100-116
  4. Section III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Patrick E. Crago
      Pages 119-133
    3. Robert E. Kearney, Robert F. Kirsch
      Pages 134-147
    4. Frans C. T. van der Helm, Leonard A. Rozendaal
      Pages 164-174
  5. Section IV

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. James J. Abbas, Robert J. Full
      Pages 177-191
    3. Robert J. Full, Claire T. Farley, Jack M. Winters
      Pages 192-205
    4. William B. Kristan Jr., Richard Skalak, Richard J. A. Wilson, Boguslaw A. Skierczynski, James A. Murray, F. James Eisenhart et al.
      Pages 206-220
    5. Holk Cruse, Christian Bartling, Jeffrey Dean, Thomas Kindermann, Josef Schmitz, Michael Schumm et al.
      Pages 231-242
    6. E. Paul Zehr, Richard B. Stein, Gerald E. Loeb
      Pages 243-252
    7. Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, C. K. Peng, Jeanne Y. Wei, Ary L. Goldberger, Ranu Jung
      Pages 253-264
  6. Section V

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 265-265
    2. Dava J. Newman, D. Keoki Jackson, Guido Baroni, Giancarlo Ferrigno, Antonio Pedotti
      Pages 282-291
    3. William H. Paloski, Robert J. Peterka
      Pages 292-299
    4. Ron Jacobs, Anne Burleigh-Jacobs, David A. Winter
      Pages 300-311
  7. Section VI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 313-313
    2. Jack M. Winters, Patrick E. Crago
      Pages 315-316
    3. Daniel M. Wolpert, Zoubin Ghahramani
      Pages 317-324
    4. Ferdinando A. Mussa-Ivaldi
      Pages 325-333
    5. Reza Shadmehr, Kurt Thoroughman
      Pages 347-353
    6. Evert-Jan Nijhof, Erik Kouwenhoven
      Pages 363-372
    7. Frans C. T. van der Helm, A. J. van Soest
      Pages 373-381
    8. Aram Z. Hajian, Robert D. Howe
      Pages 382-389
    9. Natalia V. Dounskaia, Stephan P. Swinnen, Charles B. Walter
      Pages 390-404
  8. Section VII

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 405-405
    2. Yasuharu Koike, Mitsuo Kawato, A. J. van Soest, Sybert Stroeve
      Pages 440-457
    3. Jack M. Winters, Frans C. T. van der Helm
      Pages 458-473
    4. Scott L. Delp, Allison S. Arnold, Stephen J. Piazza, Andy Ruina
      Pages 477-489
  9. Section VIII

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 491-491
    2. Jack M. Winters, Corinna Lathan, Sujat Sukthankar, Tanja M. Pieters, Tariq Rahman
      Pages 493-515
    3. David J. Reinkensmeyer, Neville Hogan, Hermano I. Krebs, Steven L. Lehman, Peter S. Lum, Dava J. Newman
      Pages 516-534
    4. Dejan Popovic, Mirjana Popovic, Jack M. Winters
      Pages 535-550
    5. Ron Jacobs, Carole A. Tucker, Rajko Tomovic
      Pages 551-562

About this book


Most routine motor tasks are complex, involving load transmission through­ out the body, intricate balance, and eye-head-shoulder-hand-torso-leg coor­ dination. The quest toward understanding how we perform such tasks with skill and grace, often in the presence of unpredictable perturbations, has a long history. This book arose from the Ninth Engineering Foundation Con­ ference on Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement, held in Deer Creek, Ohio, in June 1996. This unique conference, which has met every 2 to 4 years since the late 1960s, is well known for its informal format that promotes high-level, up-to-date discussions on the key issues in the field. The intent is to capture the high quality ofthe knowledge and discourse that is an integral part of this conference series. The book is organized into ten sections. Section I provides a brief intro­ duction to the terminology and conceptual foundations of the field of move­ ment science; it is intended primarily for students. All but two of the re­ maining nine sections share a common format: (l) a designated section editor; (2) an introductory didactic chapter, solicited from recognized lead­ ers; and (3) three to six state-of-the-art perspective chapters. Some per­ spective chapters are followed by commentaries by selected experts that provide balance and insight. Section VI is the largest section, and it con­ sists of nine perspective chapters without commentaries.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jack M. Winters
    • 1
  • Patrick E. Crago
    • 2
  1. 1.Biomedical Engineering DepartmentMarquette UniversityMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biomedical EngineeringCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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