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The neuroscience of human movement

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Published by Mosby in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human mechanics.,
  • Nervous system.,
  • Kinesiology.,
  • Movement -- physiology.,
  • Motor Activity -- physiology.,
  • Nervous System -- physiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCharles T. Leonard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP303 .L45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL490347M
    ISBN 100815153716
    LC Control Number98221239
    OCLC/WorldCa37798865


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