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George E. Carvell, PhD, PT   University of Pittsburgh
 
SENSORIMOTOR INTEGRATION: BG & CBM TO THE RESCUE
GMOMM  2001
We know that the plight expressed by motor cortex in the previous scenario clearly has been exaggerated. The motor cortex is networked with a number of other cortical areas that take on much of the workload of generating and regulating skilled motor tasks. We will give these cortical areas even more assistance through loops with the basal ganglia (BG) and the cerebellum (CBM). Although BG & CBM, have no direct output to spinal centers, they do impact cortical and subcortical motor areas that directly project to spinal centers involved in motor output. Recent evidence points to their participation in all aspects of behavioral control including planning, programming, prioritizing & regulating complex motor tasks.
KS&J Fig 38-5, p 761
KS&J Fig 38-4, p 760