9780495010807

Motor Learning and Control : From Theory to Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495010807

  • ISBN10:

    0495010804

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-08-05
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole

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Summary

The goal of Motor Learning and Control: From Theory to Practice is to introduce students to the dynamic field of motor learning and control in ways that are meaningful, accessible, and thought-provoking. This text offers a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the major areas of study in motor learning and control using several different perspectives applied to scholarly study and research in the field. Presenting the most current theories applied to the study and understanding of motor skills, this text is filled with practical examples and interactive applications to help students prepare for careers in movement-related fields.

Table of Contents

Introduction
What Is a Skill?
The Human Motor System
The Learning Process
Individual Differences
Memory and Motor Skill Learning
Theories of Motor Control and Motor Learning
The Stages of Learning
Preparing Learners for Practice: Motivation and Attention
Providing Instructions and Demonstrations
Scheduling the Learning Experience
Providing Feedback
Appendixes (Including Labs)
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