Motor Physiology

Physiology

Motor Physiology

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 82%
Ease of Revision 6.2 / 10

If you are very thorough, you may score 4 marks from this chapter.

Question Pattern

This Chapter focuses on the nuances of CNS control of motor functions.

Very interesting but time consuming to read. Go ahead, if you are already comfortable in this Chapter.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Decortication – Overview
  • Receptor for inverse stretch reflex
  • Withdrawal reflexes – overview
  • Skilled voluntary movement is initiated by
  • Decerebration – Overview
  • Extrapyramidal tracts – list
  • Motor supply to muscle spindle is
  • Destruction of anterior cerebellum in a decerebrate animal leads to
  • Muscle tone is maintained by

Suggested Revision

  • Pathways in Posture maintenance
  • Homunculus – Overview
  • Brodmann areas
  • Golgi tendon organ – Overview
  • Muscle spindles – Overview
  • Nuclear bag & Nuclear chain fibres
  • Muscle physiologic anatomy
  • Features of Motor Neuron Lesions
  • Postural Reflexes and Centres
  • Corticospinal tract – Overview
  • Inverse stretch reflex – Overview

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