Focusing on the goal allows the motor system to �spontaneously� produce effective movements.
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.
Motor Control and Learning 5th Edition eBook
Learn more about various functions of feedback in movement control, such as how we can conceptualize these functions as acting before a movement, during a movement, and after a movement.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
The concept of pacing is rooted in the idea that athletes make cognitive, purposeful decisions regarding velocity based on previous experience and sensory input.
Motor Learning and Development
Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?
Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children eBook With Web Resource
Educators who want to help children develop to their full potential must educate the whole child by addressing physical, mental, and emotional needs. Many programs at elementary schools focus on academic and emotional development, but how many address children�s physical development?
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development eBook
If early developing motor differences exist, then assessment of these deficits may aid in identifying children at risk for ASD at a younger age than is currently possible.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
Several manipulative skills are basic to sport performance. In these skills, a performer must gain possession or control of an object by reaching to intercept a moving object or stopping it with an implement.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Postural control and balance are perfect examples of perception and action as an ecosystem. To control our posture in order to sit, stand, or assume any desired position, we must continually change our motor response patterns according to the perceptual information that specifies the environment and our bodies� orientation in it.