INTRODUCTION TO MOTOR LEARNING

INTRODUCTION TO MOTOR LEARNING - 1 EXB102-Thursday,...

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1 EXB102-Thursday, February 18, 2010 READING: Magill Ch1 INTRODUCTION TO MOTOR LEARNING OVERVIEW OF FIELD Announcements: Turn in paper and discuss Olympics. Pay attention to our women iced hockey. Staircase homework due Tuesday. Brush your teeth using your dominant hand and use your non-dominate hand, what happen to your tooth brushing? Does it get worse? EVERYONE will teach motor skills at some point Most appeal to students interested in skill teaching High-level coaching PT and OT involves acquisition of skill-and reacquisition of skills Ex. Physiology and Athletic Trainers too!- teaching people movement skills All about efficiency- working with people, need to keep this term. Trying to train these people with the most efficiency so not wasting time, energy, and effort. Learning movement of skills is smooth and efficient. SALAD IDEA (Metaphor)- toss salad- toss in all the academic disciplines I want you to be aware of, these are all the academic settings that feeds in the science of motor learning. <<<= leads to. Could you do them with auditory efficient? These are all the foundational academic areas that feed into the science of motor learning. Info processing >>> (leads to) Decision making, How do we process decision making? –auditory, visual, feedback from pen on paper, feedback as you are typing. You make a decision about your movement based on how you process your sensory information. Sensory contributions- could you do them with visual deficiency? Learning theory >>> Stages of Learning >> Motor learning (how do people learn the movement skills?) a. teaching bowling to older people (greater body awareness) vs. a 6 year old (not going to understand center approach) i. older folks have a different and larger movement background Neuromuscular systems >>> Movement Control Systems
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2 i. How do you get your brain to make yourself do a movement? ii. Where do you even store all these movements? Ex. Waiters/waitresses- tray starts to slip, make a correction to not let it slip Proprioception >>> Motor Programs a. the feeling of the movement- give us sensory information about mind, body and our position in space. Many cells in our body are proprioception. We all have
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