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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/22/10 Motor Control Theories art 3 4/22/10 Theories of Motor Control  Two different theories 1. Motor Program based theory 2. Dynamic Pattern theory (Dynamical Systems theory) 1. Memory-based mechanism that controls coordinated movement. 2. Describes and explains coordinated movement control by emphasizing the role of information in the 4/22/10 Dynamic Pattern Theory (dynamical systems)  Describes the control of coordinated movement that emphasizes the role of information in the environment and dynamic properties of the body/limbs  Began to influence views about motor control in early 1980s  Views the process of human motor control as a complex system that behaves like any complex biological or physical system  Concerned with identifying laws (natural and physical) 4/22/10 Dynamic Pattern Theory (dynamical system) Motor control system operates on the basis of non-linear dynamics: Behavioral changes are not always continuous Behavior is specified by the environment and the characteristics of the task Behaviors are self-organized 4/22/10 Dynamic Pattern Theory (dynamical system)  Movements are thought of as the end product of...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2010 for the course KIN 3513 taught by Professor Porter during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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