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The Behavior of the Laboratory RatA Handbook with Tests$
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Ian Q. Whishaw and Bryan Kolb

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195162851

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.001.0001

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Locomotion

Locomotion

Chapter:
(p.150) 14 Locomotion
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The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat
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Gillian Muir

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0014

This chapter provides an overview of the current knowledge on the mechanics and neural control of locomotion in the rat and outlines the methods available for measuring locomotor abilities in this species. Topics discussed include the mechanics of locomotion, neural control of locomotion, and measuring locomotion in the laboratory.

Keywords:   laboratory rats, locomotor abilities, locomotion mechanics, neural control

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