Approaches to the Study of Motor Control and Learning

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Overview

During the past two decades, there has been a dramatic increase in interest in the study of motor control and learning. In this volume authors from a variety of backgrounds and theoretical perspectives review their research with particular emphasis on the methods and paradigms employed, and the future direction of their work. The book is divided into four main sections. The first section contains chapters examining general issues and trends in the movement behaviour field. The remaining three sections contain chapters from scientists working in three broadly defined areas of interest: coordination and control;
visuo-motor processes; and movement disorders. Each section provides an overview of the different approaches and different levels of analysis being used to examine specific topics within the motor domain.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780444884558
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 12/18/1991
  • Series: Advances in Psychology Series , #84
  • Pages: 597
  • Product dimensions: 1.44 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Motor Behaviour Research: General Issues and Trends. Part II: Coordination and Control. Part III: Visuo-Motor Processes. Part IV: Movement Disorders. Part V: Epilogue.

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