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EXER.4240 Motor Control & Learning

Id: 039664 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

This course provides an in-depth presentation of the behavioral and neuroscientific foundations of human movement control, coordination, and the learning of movement skills. Topics include an introduction to the cellular basis of neurophysiology, discussion of the contributions of the sensory and motor systems, and learning the major theories of motor control and the acquisition of motor skill and their importance in rehabilitation, teaching and sport performance. The ultimate goal is for students to develop a unified conceptual framework for motor control and learning and how these relate to the optimization of intervention strategies.

Prerequisites

EXER.3050 Exercise Physiology, and Co-req: EXER.4260 Motor Control and Learning Laboratory, and ES majors.

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