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8/30/10 1 P OSTURAL C ONTROL CONTINUED INFLUENCES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF POSTURAL CONTROL Sensory system Neuromuscular Muscle strength Body Mass SENSORY INPUT IN POSTURAL CONTROL Visual Somatosensory Vestibular
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8/30/10 2 SENSORY INPUT IN POSTURAL CONTROL Somatosensory in adults more somatosensory info = more stability LIGHT TOUCH PARADIGM SENSORY INPUT IN POSTURAL CONTROL Somatosensory in infants When do infants start to rely on additional somatosensory information when standing?
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8/30/10 3 SOMATOSENSORY INFO WITH INFANTS MUSCULOSKELETAL COMPONENTS TO DEVELOPMENT OF POSTURAL CONTROL Ability to support body depends on appropriate muscular strength Influenced by both body mass and gravity NEUROMUSCULAR DEVELOPMENT & POSTURAL CONTROL For maintaining balance, what is the relationship between the nervous system and muscles? Are responses hardwired motor programs (CPGs)?
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