Chapter 5 Kines 3513 Part 2 notes

Chapter 5 Kines 3513 Part 2 notes - MotorControl Theories...

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Motor Control Theories Part 2
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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  environment and mechanical properties of the body  and limbs.
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Motor Program-based Theory A set of muscle commands that are organized in  advance and run off without much feedback “All or none” initiated then carried out without  modification Analogous to computer program Specific instructions to muscles: Which muscles What order What timing and sequencing What duration CD analogy CD defines which sounds occur and in what order, duration, and 
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Evidence for Motor Programs Reaction time increases as the complexity of  the movement increases RT is longer because more time is required to  organize action v Complexity can be increased by Adding elements to an action Involvement of more limbs Longer duration skills
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(1960) Method Respond as quickly as possible to a light Three different responses Lift the finger Lift finger, reach and grasp a ball Lift finger, hit several targets in different  directions
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course KINES 3513 taught by Professor Gemmert during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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