Motor Control and Learning / Edition 1

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Overview

This book is the first to view the effects of development, aging, and practice on the control of human voluntary movement from a contemporary context. Emphasis is on the links between progress in basic motor control research and applied areas such as motor disorders and motor rehabilitation. Relevant to both professionals in the areas of motor control, movement disorders, and motor rehabilitation, and to students starting their careers in one of these actively developed areas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387253909
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Edition description: 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 169
  • Product dimensions: 7.14 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Control of Movement and Posture.- The Nature of Voluntary Control of Motor Actions.- Plans for Grasping Objects.- Adherence and Postural Control: A Biomechanical Analysis of Transient Push Efforts.- Control of Rhythmic Action.- Trajectory Formation in Timed Repetitive Movements.- Stability and Variability in Skilled Rhythmic Action—A Dynamical Analysis of Rhythmic Ball Bouncing.- The Distinctions Between State, Parameter and Graph Dynamics in Sensorimotor Control and Coordination.- Motor Learning and Neural Plasticity.- Stabilization of Old and New Postural Patterns in Standing Humans.- The Role of the Motor Cortex in Motor Learning.- Feedback Remapping and the Cortical Control of Movement.- How Cerebral and Cerebellar Plasticities May Cooperate During Arm Reaching Movement Learning: A Neural Network Model.- Motor Performance and Regional Brain Metabolism of Four Spontaneous Murine Mutations with Degeneration of the Cerebellar Cortex.- Development and Aging.- Development and Motor Control: From the First Step on.- Changes in Finger Coordination and Hand Function with Advanced Age.
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