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Tremor and Clonus

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Motor Control

  1. Richard B. Stein1,
  2. Robert G. Lee2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010209

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Stein, R. B. and Lee, R. G. 2011. Tremor and Clonus. Comprehensive Physiology. 325–343.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Medicine (Neurology), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Types of Tremor and Clonus
    • 1.1
      Physiological Tremor
    • 1.2
      Pathological Tremors
    • 1.3
      Anatomic Relationships
    • 1.4
      Clonus
  • 2
    Mechanisms of Tremor
    • 2.1
      Mechanical Oscillations
    • 2.2
      Reflex Oscillations
    • 2.3
      Central Oscillations
  • 3
    Conclusions