Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol. volume 66, issue 4, P508-517 1988 DOI: 10.1139/y88-080 View full text
Neville Hogan

Abstract: This paper reviews some recent studies related to the generation of simple multijoint arm movements. Two principal issues are considered. The first concern is how movements are represented internally by the central nervous system. There are many possible sets of coordinates that could be used to represent arm movements. Two of the possibilities are reviewed: representation in terms of joint angular motions versus representation in terms of motions of the hand in external space coordinates. A second concern is …

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