A&P-Posture - a person can lean away from midline...

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A&P of Posture: The Descending Tracts
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Dynamic Equilibrium Dynamic Equilibrium Sensory Organization Motor Coordination Choice of Body Movement Environmental Interaction Visual System Vestibular System Somato- Sensation Compare, Select Determination of Body Position Muscle Contractile Patterns Ankle Muscles Generation of Body Movement Trunk Muscles Thigh Muscles
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LIMITS OF LIMITS OF STABILITY STABILITY The furthest distance in any direction
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Unformatted text preview: a person can lean away from midline (vertical) without altering the original base-of-support (by stepping, reaching, or falling) Vestibulo-Spinal Tracts From the Vestibular nuclei at the level of the pontomedullary junction To the internuncial and lower motor neurons of the postural muscles Medial VST Lateral VST Serves reflexive and automatic balance/posture...
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2011 for the course SPA 6905 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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A&P-Posture - a person can lean away from midline...

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