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Unformatted text preview: had to start the running motion sooner. The change from walking to running can be explained by the motor program theory. Walking and running are controlled by different generalized motor programs. The change from walking to running occurs because the participant chooses to change from the program that controls walking to the program that controls running. As I observed in this experiment, the participant could only walk up to a speed of 4.5 mph until they decided to begin the running motion. As the trials were repeated, the speed at which they began to run was very consistent. The participant was prepared to start running at the same speed since they had done so in the previous trials. They have predetermined how fast they can walk until they decide to begin running....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course APK 3200 taught by Professor ??? during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '08