Seminar Pre-Reading:

How The Nervous System Influences Muscle Tone and Posture

We suggest you review the following pre-reading assignments before attending the above seminar. By completing these we hope you will be able to focus more on the clinical applications of the material taught, rather than the basic anatomy and physiology.

  1. General introduction to functional neurology, and summary of spinal segmental reflexes and descending motor pathways for muscle tone and posture
    Source: http://www.neuroseminars.co.uk/functionalneurology.pdf

  1. Spinal reflexes and descending motor pathways
    Source: any neurology textbook or follow the link to online resourse:
    http://nba.uth.tmc.edu/neuroscience/s3/chapter02.html

  1. Cerebellum
    Source: any neurology textbook or follow the link to online resource:
    http://nba.uth.tmc.edu/neuroscience/s3/chapter05.html


  1. Vestibulospinal Projections
  2. Source: any neurology textbook or follow the link to online resource: http://www.neuroseminars.co.uk/Vestibulospinal_Network.pdf