Attention (Ch. 9)
In human performance
limitations to the number of perceptual, cognitive,
and/or motor activities that can be performed
also situations when we can process multiple
inputs/outputs simultaneously with success.
Augmented Feedback (Ch.
Task intrinsic (Inherent): feedback
naturally available when performing a
i.e. seeing the ball miss the basket, feeling
that your arm moved awkwardly
Augmented Feedback: information
Distribution and Amount of
Practice (Ch. 16)
Distribution of practice
Considers the scheduling of periods of
work and rest
Short or long time frame
Does the frequency and length of rest
periods have an effect on learning the
Practice Variability (Ch. 16)
Variability of Practice
Practice variability: the variety
of movement and context
characteristics a person
experiences while practicing a skill.
Variability of Practice Effects
McCracken & Stelmach (1977)
Individual Differences and Motor
Why is one person better at
<insert skill here> than another,
even given the same amount of
Experimental vs. Differential
Experimental: concerned with
Predicting performance (Ch. 12)
Relating Initial and Later
How well does early learning achievement
predict later stages of achievement?
Role of abilities at each of the stages
Open and closed loop
Open Loop Control System
Closed Loop Control System
The role of sensory information for
(Ch. 6, Ch.9)
Somesthesia: bodily sensation of
touch, pain, temperature and limb
Somatosensory receptors can be
divided into two categories
1. Cutaneous receptors
The learning process Stages of learning
The stages of motor
Learners appear to pass through
relatively distinct stages or phases as
they practice a skill.
Several models have been proposed to
identify and describe these stages
Fitts & Pos
(Proprioception and Touch)
Definition: Bodily sensation of touch, pain, temperature and limb position.
Somatosensory receptors can be divided into two categories
1. Cutaneous receptors
Cutaneous receptors signal pain, tem
Kines 361 Exam 2 on 3/15/17
End of Attention Lecture
Attention and Patterns of Interference
o Multiple inputs go into the black box, then one outcome
o Visual processing, then auditory processing
KIN 361 Review Questions
Classification of motor skills
1. Define open and closed skills. Give an example for each.
2. Define discrete, serial, and continuous skills. Give and example for each.
3. Describe regulatory conditions and intertrial variability
Kines Midterm 2:
1. What is the muscle group and what is the relationship to health that has been identified to
cause for inclusion of flexibility as one of the health related fitness components?
- A muscle of group is area that is
Lecture 1: 11/16/16
1. How does body size impact longevity?
- Higher body size causes life expectancy to decrease.
2. What are common health risks associated with obesity?
- Type II diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Cancer, and Stroke.
3. What is the
Strain: a stretch or tear in the muscle or adjacent tissue (e.g. fascia or muscle tendon)
MOI: stretch, abnormal contraction, stretch in relation to load
o A painful involuntary muscle contraction of a skeletal muscle group
o Water and elec
TA: Angie Greenman
Scoliosis Physiological Organ Systems
According to Mayo Clinic, scoliosis is defined as a sideways curvature of the spine that
occurs most often during pre-pubescent growth spurts. In other word
Factors Influencing Soreness After Physical Activities
Most people have encountered sore muscles at one point in their lives. Whether it
is from a hard track workout the day before, or even the night after being cha
The story of how I picked up my can
Written by: Michael Elbing
Once upon a time I was thirsty and wanted to drink something. So I picked
up a can and drank it. This is the story of how I did such a thing.
First I used my flexor digitorum muscles to flex m
I chose to do my write up on Priya, who was previously a special education
teacher. Priya started out teaching special education at a low-income school. An
occupational therapist came and visited her class one day and Priya realiz
My maximum heart rate is about 200. I took 220-20(my age) and arrived at this
number. After performing 100 push-ups and 100 sit-ups I calculated my heart rate
to be 78. After jogging for 20 minutes I calculated my heart rate to be 108. Fina
My own health has been very dependent on the average physical activity I
perform. When I am physically active, I tend to become sick a lot less than when I
dont exercise. I dont like to walk outside when it is cold, and this makes
Kinesiology 328 Human Anatomy
Spinal Cord Lesions Case Studies
27 year old male presents with multiple stab wounds. Upon further examination, it is observed
that he is suffering from his spinal cord was hemisected on the left
Human Anatomy 328
Which of these is not part of the integument?
D. All are layers of the skin.
Cells of the Epidermis
Most common, produce keratin
Protection, hold melanin,
Kines 314 -Physiology of Exercise: Review for Exam 1, 15Feb 2016
1. Know: Role of actin, myosin, troponin, tropomyosin, sarcoplasmic reticulum, & T-tubules in the
contraction of skeletal muscle fiber
Actin: thin filament, where the myosin
Lab 2 Fitts Law
Individual and Group Results Tables
Individual Results Table
Paper and Pen
Note MT (in milliseconds) = 20000/#taps
Computer and Mouse
Group Results Table
Decision to Act Limbic System
1. What are the main functions of the limbic system?
The main functions of the limbic are controlling emotions with the hippocampus playing an important
role in memory. The amygdala also plays a role with fearfulness and anxi
Fitts Law Lab Report
1. MT (myself paper) = 74.714 + 98.796 ID
This equation represents my personal data for the paper and pencil task. The slope is 98.796. The
intercept or the movement time at ID