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Click to edit Master subtitle style  4/12/10 The Classification of  Motor skills
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 4/12/10 Motor Control/Learning/Development Motor Control  Is about functions The coordination and activation of muscular, skeletal, and  neurological functions to produce movements. Motor Learning Is about changes The process of changes due to practice or experience leading  to improvements  in motor skills in terms of accuracy, speed,  and movement smoothness.  Motor Development
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 4/12/10 Why Classify Motor Skills? It provides you with a basis for establishing  generalizations or principles about how we  learn motor skills Enables you to develop theories about skill  performance and learning Establishes guidelines for instructors,  coaches, therapists about how to develop 
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 4/12/10 What is a motor skill? Characteristics: Action goal  Performed voluntarily Requires movement of body, head, and/or  limb(s) to achieve the action goal
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 4/12/10 Action versus movements Actions Goal-directed activities that involve body, head and/or  limb movements Examples Walking Throwing Catching Measures Movements What body, head and/or limb segments do when an  action is performed Can vary across performance and/or individuals for the  same action Measures Kinematics Kinetics
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 4/12/10 Movements Movements are the component parts Can vary across actions A variation of movements can be used to  achieve the same action goal
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 4/12/10 Why distinguish actions and  movements?
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2010 for the course KIN 3513 taught by Professor Porter during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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