Chapter 6 Kines 3513 part 2

Chapter 6 Kines 3513 part 2 - Proprioception, Touch,and...

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Proprioception,  Touch, and  Vision Part 2
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Sensory information is essential for all  theories of motor control and learning Information before the movement Information during the movement Information after the movement Focus in this book is on three types: 1. Touch 2. Proprioception
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Vision and Motor Control In many tasks vision is the preferred source  of sensory information Evidence from everyday experiences Beginning typists look at their fingers Beginning dancers look at their feet Evidence from research The classic “moving room experiment”
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The Moving Room Participants stood in a room in which the walls  moved toward or away from them but floor did  not move Situation created a conflict between vision and  proprioception
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The Moving Room Results When the walls moved, people adjusted their  posture to not fall, even though they weren’t  moving off balance So people, trusted their visual information  more than their proprioceptive information
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Functional example similar to  moving room
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Neurophysiology of the eye Cornea Iris Lens Sclera Aqueous humor Vitreous humor
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Chapter 6 Kines 3513 part 2 - Proprioception, Touch,and...

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