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Motor Learning and Control: Concepts and Applications provides an introductory study of motor learning and control for students who aspire to become practitioners in exercise science, physical education, and other movement-oriented professions. The text opens with an introduction to motor skills and control, continues through attention, memory, and learning, and ends with a discussion of instruction, feedback, and practice methods. The text's strong research base, clear presentation and practical applications will help students build a solid foundation in motor skills and prepare them for further exploration on their own.
Table of Contents
Unit I: Introduction to Motor Skills and Abilities
1 The Classification of Motor Skills
2 The Measurement of Motor Performance
3 Motor Abilities
Unit II: Introduction to Motor Control
4 Neuromotor Basis for Motor Control
5 Motor Control Theories
6 Sensory Components of Motor Control
7 Performance and Motor Control Characteristics of Functional Skills