The effects of state of alertness on the vestibulo-ocular reflex in normal subjects using the vestibular rotational chair

F V Matta, Joanne Enticott

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Abstract

Twenty-four subjects with normal vestibular function underwent horizontal sinusoidal harmonic acceleration (SHA) and step-velocity rotational chair assessment twice, first in a heightened state-of-alertness, and second, in a low state-of-alertness. The effects of alertness on vestibulo-ocular reflex gain and time-constant (Tc) were then examined
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387 - 391
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Vestibular Research: Equilibrium and Orientation
Volume14
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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