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Acoustic startle evokes bilaterally synchronous oscillatory EMG activity in the healthy human.

Abstract:

Despite animal evidence that the reticulospinal system is of major importance to movement, this motor pathway has remained relatively inaccessible to experimentation in the human. Consequently, little is known about its function in health and disease. Here, we use the acoustic startle response to demonstrate that one type of reticulospinal activity in the human is associated with a characteristic pattern of bilateral synchronization between motor units. Surface electromyography (EMG) was reco...

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10.1152/jn.00125.2003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of neurophysiology
Volume:
90
Issue:
3
Pages:
1654-1661
Publication date:
2003-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1522-1598
ISSN:
0022-3077
Source identifiers:
122430
Language:
English
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pubs:122430
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uuid:78cdf556-ce28-4922-b216-6429122daf20
Local pid:
pubs:122430
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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