oa South African Medical Journal - Somatosensory feedback in tongue and speech muscle movements
|Article Title||Somatosensory feedback in tongue and speech muscle movements|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Neurology, Johannesburg Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Dec 1981|
|Pages||992 - 993|
|Keyword(s)||Muscle movement, Neurology, Somatosensory feedback mechanism, Speech and Tongue|
The silent period of the tongue muscles was examined in two groups of 3 patients after operation upon the two main somatosensory pathways of the tongue in order to find out whether the servocontrol theory is also applicable to tongue and speech movements.
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