The goals of the study were to investigate muscle activities which are affected by different feedback strategies. The second goal, balancing behaviour of the neuromuscular system which is influenced by different force levels. The final goal of the study, included showing axial loading of the posterior teeth is a realistic biochemical conception. The study included ten healthy subjects, who each had their jaw muscles recorded bilaterally. The results indicate an essential recruitment difference between the muscles of mastication between the two clenching conditions. The link below will take you to the website for the full story.
[Published 30 May 2008.]