Voluntary Functions

Voluntary functions are movements that are performed under a person's conscious control. An example of this type of function is moving the hand to scratch an itch or to pick up a piece of paper.

Last Revised: September 1, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

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