PED 1323 Motor Control & Motor Learning

Motor unit recruitment and muscle fiber activation by

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Motor unit recruitment and muscle fiber activation (by type and percentage of total muscle mass) for different representative activities (e.g. laying on the couch, standing, walking, jogging, running rapidly, maximally jumping, light load weight lifting, heavy load weight lifting, maximal load weight lifting). Muscle fiber activation level (firing frequency) and the recruitment process Consequence of long term use of a muscle at a certain level of activation (for both the activated motor units and the non-activated motor units) Satellite cells, myonuclei and muscle hypertrophy Effect of electrical stimulation on muscle, in healthy versus injured people. Motor Control Section 3: Motor control aspects of resistance training Unit 6a: Neuromuscular adaptations with resistance training Short term and long term neural adaptations with resistance training Gender and age differences in neural adaptations
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KIN 410 Study Guide Motor Control Section 3: Motor control aspects of resistance training Unit 6b: Resistance training Characteristics of resistance training that maximize transfer of training effect from training to performance Speed specificity of training (effects of training with fast movements versus slow movements) Power versus strength training applicability to people How to train for power o What % of 1-RM to use? o What exercises characteristics allow power to be developed? Unilateral versus bilateral training Motor Control Section 3: Motor control aspects of resistance training Unit 6c: Resistance training discussion What characteristics make a resistance training program a good one? Motor Control Section 1: Unit 7: Additional exercise science applications of spinal reflexes The contribution of the stretch reflex to fatigue in brief repetitive contractions GTOs o What they detect o The effect of GTO activation PNF stretching, physiological basis o Target muscle contract procedure o Opposite muscle contract procedure
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