Motor Control and Learning by Markus LatashMotor Control and Learning by Markus Latash

Motor Control and Learning

EditorMarkus Latash, Francis Lestienne

Paperback | October 29, 2010

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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.
Title:Motor Control and LearningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:179 pagesPublished:October 29, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441937927

ISBN - 13:9781441937926

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Part I. Control of Movement and Posture: The Nature of Voluntary Control of Motor Actions.- Plans for Grasping Objects.- Adherence and Postural Control.- Part II. Control of Rhythmic Action: Trajectory Formation in Timed Repetitive Movements.- Stability and Variability - A Dynamical Model for Rhythmic Ball Bouncing.- The Distinctions Between State, Parameter and Graph Dynamics in Sensorimotor Control and Coordination.- Part III. Motor Learning and Neural Plasticity: Postural Persistences and Postural Changes.- 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.- Motor Performance and Regional Brain Metabolism of Four Spontaneous Murine Mutations with Degeneration of the Cerebellar Cortex.- Part IV. Development and Aging: Development and Motor Control: From the First Step On.- Changes in Finger Coordination and Hand Function with Advanced Age.