Higher-order Motor Disorders: From Neuroanatomy And Neurobiology To Clinical Neurology

Hardcover | July 13, 2005

EditorHans-Joachim Freund, Marc Jeannerod, Mark Hallett

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This is the first book to offer a comprehensive overview of higher-order motor disorders. It introduces new concepts emerging from basic neurosciences and shows how they have impacted on the field of cognitive motor control and led to new vistas for the understanding of Higher-order MotorDisorders far beyond the traditional field of topological diagnosis. It describes in detail a wide range of clinical disorders including those of bimanual co-ordination, apraxia and sensorimotor transformation deficits, motor neglect, anarchic hand syndrome, imitation and utilisation behaviours,action motivational and action monitoring disorders, as well as new approaches to motor cortex plasticity and reorganisation and rehabilitation of complex movement problems. The book reviews the topic, starting with a description of the neuroanatomical, neurobiological and cognitive basis of normalmotor behaviours, before moving on to cover the clinical features of the disordered states. The final chapters cover the issues of plasticity and recovery, pharmacological treatments and rehabilitation. This volume will stimulate research and foster new insights into cognitive and motivational motor disorders. With expert contributions from the major international centres in Europe and the Americas his book gives a truly new framework for a complex and confusing field.

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This is the first book to offer a comprehensive overview of higher-order motor disorders. It introduces new concepts emerging from basic neurosciences and shows how they have impacted on the field of cognitive motor control and led to new vistas for the understanding of Higher-order MotorDisorders far beyond the traditional field of to...

Hans-Joachim Freund is at Professor Emeritus of Neurology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany. Marc Jeannerod is at Professor in Physiology, University of Lyon, France.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:526 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.3 inPublished:July 13, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionPart I: Neuroanatomical, Neurobiological and Cognitive Basis1. Stefan Geye and Karl Zilles: Functional neuroanatomy of the human motor cortex2. Roberto Caminiti, Stefano Ferraina, Alejandra Battaglia-Meyer, Massimo Mascaro and Yves Burnod: Parallel parietofrontal circuits for sensorimotor transformation3. M. Desmurget, F. Baraduc and E. Guigon: The planning and control of reaching and grasping movements4. Dris Boussaoud: The premotor cortex: from attention to intention5. Gunther Knoblich and Wolfgang Prinz: Linking perception and action: an ideomotor approach6. Jeremy D. Schmahmann: Cerebellar motor and cognitive functions7. Mark Hallett: Motor learning8. Giacomo Rizzolatti and Luciano Fadiga: The mirror-neuron system and action recognition9. Marc Jeannerod: Levels of representation of goal-directed actionsPart II: Clinical studies of higher-order motor disorders10. John Noth and C. Fromm: Corticospinal deficits11. Mario Wiesendanger: Bimanual coordination and its disorders12. John G. Nutt: Higher-order disorders of gait13. Ray D. Kent: Speech motor control and its disorders14. Patrick Haggard and Daniel M. Wolpert: Disorders of body schema15. Gereon Fink and John Marshall: Motor aspects of unilateral neglect and related disorders16. Sergio Della-Sala and Clelia Marchetti: Anarchic hand17. Ramon Leiguarda: Apraxias as traditionally defined18. Hans-Joachim Freund: Unimodal sensory-motor transformation disorders19. Elena Deprati and Angela Sirigu: Action recognition disorders following parietal damage20. Bernard Pillon and Bruno Dubois: From the grasping reflex to the environmental dependency syndrome21. Joseph Jankovic: Tics and stereotypes22. Tamara Pringheim, Robert Chen and Antony Lang: Psychogenic motor disorders23. Facundo Mane and Ramon Leiguarda: Fronto-striatal circuits and disorders of goal-directed actions24. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: Delusions of control: a disorder of forward model of the motor system25. Pablo Celnik and Leonardo Cohen: Cortical plasticity and motor disorders26. Yves Rossetti, Gilles Rode and Georg Goldenberg: Perspectives in higher-order motor deficit rehabilitation: Which approach for which ecological result?