Origin and Processing of Postural Information (Fragment)

MITTELSTAEDT. Max-Planck-Institut fu¨r Verhaltensphysiologie, D-82319 Seewiesen, Germany This contribution surveys the sources and the processing of spatial information about posture, that is, about the orientation of the body and its parts with respect to the vertical (whereas ‘position’ designates their orientation to each other). Postural information is, to a considerable extent, gained by sense organs…

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Brain activation during maintenance of standing postures in humans (Fragment)

Yasuomi Ouchi,1 Hiroyuki Okada,2 Etsuji Yoshikawa,2 Shuji Nobezawa1 and Masami Futatsubashi2. 1Positron Medical Center, Hamamatsu Medical Center and 2Central Research Laboratory, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Hamakita, Japan Correspondence to: Yasuomi Ouchi MD, Positron Medical Center, Hamamatsu Medical Center, 5000 Hirakuchi, Hamakita 434-0041, Japan. Summary The regulatory mechanism of bipedal standing in humans remains to be elucidated….

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Brain activation during maintenance of standing postures in humans (Fragment)

Yasuomi Ouchi,1 Hiroyuki Okada,2 Etsuji Yoshikawa,2 Shuji Nobezawa1 and Masami Futatsubashi2. 1Positron Medical Center, Hamamatsu Medical Center and 2Central Research Laboratory, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Hamakita, Japan Correspondence to: Yasuomi Ouchi MD, Positron Medical Center, Hamamatsu Medical Center, 5000 Hirakuchi, Hamakita 434-0041, Japan. Summary The regulatory mechanism of bipedal standing in humans remains to be elucidated….

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Origin and Processing of Postural Information (Fragment)

MITTELSTAEDT. Max-Planck-Institut fu¨r Verhaltensphysiologie, D-82319 Seewiesen, Germany This contribution surveys the sources and the processing of spatial information about posture, that is, about the orientation of the body and its parts with respect to the vertical (whereas ‘position’ designates their orientation to each other). Postural information is, to a considerable extent, gained by sense organs…

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