Focusing on the goal allows the motor system to �spontaneously� produce effective movements.
Vision and Goal-Directed Movement eBook
One of the classic controversies in motor control is the extent to which discrete goal-directed movements unfold as planned or are modified based on response-produced feedback or changing environmental demands.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior
When we are compelled to act quickly, we can sometimes emphasize speed over accuracy and actually end up missing the goal of the task entirely.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
It is sometimes helpful to isolate the role of individual senses to gain a better understanding of the extent to which they guide movement skills.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Abilities are genetically predetermined characteristics that affect movement performance such as agility, coordination, strength, and flexibility.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles
When a fully activated muscle or a fiber is stretched with a moderate speed from one constant length to another, the force recorded on its end exceeds the maximum isometric force at the same muscle length.
Motor Learning and Performance 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
In many, if not most, real-world settings, the learner�s goal is to acquire more than a single skill or task in a limited practice period, sometimes even in a single practice period.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
The growth process begins the instant an ovum (egg) and spermatozoon fuse in fertilization. Carried out under the control of genes, early development is astonishingly precise. Genes, then, determine the normal aspects of development and inherited abnormal development.