直立姿勢維持における足蹠機械受容器の役割 [in Japanese] The Role of Plantar Mechanoreceptors in Maintenance of an Upright Posture [in Japanese]
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The maintenance of an upright posture in humans requires information from vision, proprioception, labyrinth and plantar mechanoreceptors. To evaluate the role of plantar mechanoreceptors, stabilometry was performed in ten normal subjects whose plantar mechanoreceptors were anaesthetized by hypothermia. After anaesthesia, area of sway (A) and accumulated shift distance length (L) increased significantly. However, L/A decreased significantly. These results were very similar to those of patients with severe bilateral labyrinthine disorders.
- Equilibrium Research
Equilibrium Research 56(5), 441-443, 1997-10-01
Japan Society for Equilibrium Research