A critique of the papers by Loeb and Hoffer and Prochazka and Wand

  • K.-E. Hagbarth


We have now heard about the results obtained independently by two research groups studying patterns of fusimotor control in the leg muscles of awake cats. Even though the results and conclusions are not quite consonant there is one common denominator: the indications that the skeletomotor and fusimotor systems are capable of independent action. This is where the findings in cats seem to differ from the findings in man, which Vallbo and I have described.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© The contributors 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • K.-E. Hagbarth
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical NeurophysiologyUniversity HospitalUppsalaSweden

Personalised recommendations