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motor learning

[′mōd·ər ‚lərn·iŋ]
(psychology)
In animals or humans, learning to perform some motor task in response to a given event or stimulus.
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Robotic neurorehabilitation: A computational motor learning perspective.
Scientific principles related to motor learning would assist the coach and athlete greatly; however the current research has revealed significant barriers to implementation.
Researchers suggest that skill focused attention is important during the initial stage of motor learning, but becomes counterproductive for the experienced individuals (4,17,32,38).
This can allow for multiple skill repetitions in a relatively short amount of time, a very good thing from a motor learning perspective.
Analogy learning: A means to implicit motor learning.
In these chapters, areas such as assessment procedures, SEMG assisted motor learning, SEMG feedback training, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, and muscle dysfunction impairment syndromes are reviewed.
Cratty, Movement Behavior and Motor Learning, 3d Ed.
In the area of motor learning, most of the research has been directed toward the acquisition of fine motor skills in novel motor tasks.
In this book, selected experts from around the world in the fields of neuroimaging, neurology, orthopaedics, anatomy, motor control and motor learning provide fundamental theoretical information for the development of hand function in children with cerebral palsy.
The application of these technologies in the living animal (zebra fish) should allow it also to decipher the effect of myelination on fundamental processes such as motor learning and memory, and to understand their disorder with neurological disorders on the model.
Motor Learning and Performance: From Principles to Application, 5th Edition (online access included)