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Unformatted text preview: gaze control – cardiovascular control – respiratory control – ongoing posture adjustments KNES 462 4 ©FK ‘08 Superior Colliculus: Sensorimotor Integration • Example: Interaction between visual and motor maps colliculus--little hill visual first the visual neruons then the oculomotor nuerons-- visual motor KNES 462 5 © FK ‘08 Brain Stem Different roles of both systems in motor function: • Medial system phylogenetically the oldest component of the descending tracts, important for maintaining posture and balance. • Lateral system for finer distal motor control; in primates this function largely assumed by the corticospinal tract. rubro spinal tract is not quite clear. 6 KNES 462 © FK ‘08...
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This document was uploaded on 03/19/2014 for the course KNES 462 at Maryland.

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