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Overview of attention for article published in Chiropractic & Osteopathy, January 2005
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)

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1 blog
3 tweeters
9 Facebook pages


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Readers on

164 Mendeley
1 CiteULike
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Published in
Chiropractic & Osteopathy, January 2005
DOI 10.1186/1746-1340-13-16
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Mark W Morningstar, Burl R Pettibon, Heidi Schlappi, Mark Schlappi, Trevor V Ireland


This review details the anatomy and interactions of the postural and somatosensory reflexes. We attempt to identify the important role the nervous system plays in maintaining reflex control of the spine and posture. We also review, illustrate, and discuss how the human vertebral column develops, functions, and adapts to Earth's gravity in an upright position. We identify functional characteristics of the postural reflexes by reporting previous observations of subjects during periods of microgravity or weightlessness.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 1%
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 158 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 37 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 13%
Student > Bachelor 20 12%
Other 19 12%
Researcher 18 11%
Other 38 23%
Unknown 11 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 81 49%
Neuroscience 14 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 8%
Sports and Recreations 11 7%
Engineering 9 5%
Other 23 14%
Unknown 13 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 March 2020.
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