Body Leaning Induced by Galvanic Vestibular and Vibratory Leg Muscle Stimulation
The aim of human stance stability is to maintain the body’s center of gravity over its base of support with minimal postural muscle activation. Multisensory information, mainly from vestibular, visual and somatosensory afferents, is integrated in a continual process of adjusting the body’s center of gravity in relation to an internal space reference frame (Gurfinkel et al., 1988). Thus, the body is continuously and slowly leaning away from and towards the vertical position.
KeywordsTibialis Anterior Postural Response Vestibular Stimulation Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation Proprioceptive Input
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