Does startle explain the exaggerated first response to a transient perturbation?

Siegmund, Gunter P., Blouin, Jean-Sebastien and Inglis, J. Timothy (2008) Does startle explain the exaggerated first response to a transient perturbation?. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 36 2: 76-82. doi:10.1097/JES.0b013e318168f1ce

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Author Siegmund, Gunter P.
Blouin, Jean-Sebastien
Inglis, J. Timothy
Title Does startle explain the exaggerated first response to a transient perturbation?
Journal name Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0091-6331
1538-3008
Publication date 2008-04
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1097/JES.0b013e318168f1ce
Open Access Status
Volume 36
Issue 2
Start page 76
End page 82
Total pages 7
Place of publication Philadelphia, PA United States
Publisher Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Collection year 2008
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Here we review recent experimental evidence suggesting that exaggerated muscle response to an unfamiliar transient perturbation consists of combined postural and startle responses. Summation of these two independent responses explains the experimental data and suggests that habituation consists of the extinction of the startle response leaving only the postural response.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences Publications
 
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