Biology -Nervous System

1. Explain why the knee- and Achilles reflexes are important in walking.

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  1. Since this is not my major area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "Patellar Achilles reflex walking" to get these possible sources:

    http://www.waybuilder.net/sweethaven/MedTech/Neurology/Neurology01.asp?mode=1&iNum=0204
    http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/126/2/495
    http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/summary/117886745/SUMMARY?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0
    http://books.google.com/books?id=g2eqHcnm1W4C&pg=PT691&lpg=PT691&dq=patellar+achilles+reflex+walking&source=web&ots=ujgOFwjzVY&sig=1nGnKZP0r-0XXvz0hfm4ao43KPM

    In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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