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Movement's vs. Skills/Actions (Terms interchangeable) Gentile Category System I. Motor Skills a. Motor Skills are Goal Directed b. Motor Skills are often defined by their goal i. Shooting Basketball- making it in the goal, but in the way you want them to shoot. ii. Gymnastics- the movement pattern, is the goal. Goal oriented I. Motor skills: learning, control, and development a. Require body, head, and/or limb movement to achieve their goals b. Motor Learning involves the study of i. Acquisition of new skills ii. Performance enhancement of well learned skills iii. Reacquisition of skills following injury, disease, etc I. Cont'd a. Motor control - involves the study of i. How the neuromuscular system functions to enable coordinated movement 1. While learning a new skill 2. While performing a well learned skill b. Motor development - involves the study of i. Human development from infancy to old age 1. Issues related to either motor learning or motor control I. Factors influencing motor skill performance a. The person b.
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