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The effect of posture on the normal and pathological auditory startle reflex.

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The effect of posture on the EMG pattern of the normal auditory startle reflex was investigated. The startle response to an unexpected auditory tone was studied in eleven normal subjects when standing, and in six normal subjects when sitting relaxed or tonically plantar flexing both feet. Reflex EMG activity was recorded in the tibialis anterior and soleus about twice as frequently when standing, than when sitting relaxed. In addition, the median latencies to onset of reflex EMG activity in t...

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10.1136/jnnp.54.10.892

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
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Author
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
54
Issue:
10
Pages:
892-897
Publication date:
1991-10-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:56b8c903-3e51-4808-a7f9-361e5100b005
Source identifiers:
369013
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pubs:369013

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