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11.Parkinson's disease is the result of a dysfunction of this area of the brain.
A. Cerebral cortex
C. Basal ganglia
12.The copy of neural signals about an intended movement sent by the motor cortex to the cerebellum is known as the:
A. Motor output copy.
B. Sensorimotor copy.
C. Cortico-cerebellar copy.
D. Efference copy.
13.This part of the brain is NOT a part of the brainstem that is significantly involved in motor control?
A. Substantia nigra
D. Reticular formation
14.The pyramidal and extrapyramidal tracts are two of which of the following types of tracts of the spinal cord?
A. Ascending tracts
B. Descending tracts
C. Lateral tracts
D. Anterior tracts
15.A motor unit consists of:
A. The alpha motor neuron and all the muscle fibers it innervates.
B. All the alpha motor neurons activated for a specific movement.
C. The alpha and gamma motor neurons associated with each muscle involved in a specific movement.
D. All the gamma motor neurons activated for a specific movement.
16.The motor unit recruitment principle shows that motor units are recruited in the following order:
A. From smallest to largest.
B. From largest to smallest.
C. From shortest to longest.
D. From longest to shortest.
17.Carson and Kelso demonstrated that to fully understand the neural correlates of motor control, in addition to identifying brain region and muscle innervation characteristics, we need to know:
A. Movement force characteristics
B. Peripheral nervous system involvement
C. Action goals of the movements
D. Individual difference characteristics of the performer of the movements