Lab 4 - KIN 315 Motor Learning Fall 2009 Name Lab 4...

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KIN 315 Motor Learning Fall 2009 Name Lab 4 Bimanual Coordination Introduction Purpose: To investigate the influence on coordination when different tasks are assigned to the two hands -- somewhat like trying to pat your head and rub your stomach at the same time. In this lab you will be able to assess the influence that drawing circles with one hand has on the capability of the other hand to draw lines, and vice versa. Task and Equipment Needed Equipment: pencils metronome lab sheets (BE SURE TO PRINT OUT AND BRING ALL DATA SHEETS!!) ruler You will need two pencils to do this lab, and the data sheets on the following pages. Since both hands will be active, your data sheets should be taped to the table. Procedures The task in this lab is to draw, simultaneously with both hands, complete circles and/or vertical lines. On the data acquisition pages that follow are pairs of plus (+) symbols, which define the amplitude goals for the figures that you will draw. When drawing lines, try to stay as close to the vertical lines of the + as possible. Try to touch the four ends of the + as you draw circles. There are four combinations of bimanual movements involving the preferred hand
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