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Motor Behavior
Connecting Mind and Body for Optimal Performance
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Main description:

Ives’ Motor Behavior book takes a functional approach to motor control and learning that is in keeping with the modern use and understanding of these topics.  This book will be the most applied on the market.  It takes the basic concepts of motor learning and motor control and integrates them to discuss questions such as how our emotions affect physiological outcome.   This title is unique in that it goes beyond just explaining motor control and motor learning to help students understand how these disciplines interact with each other to affect behavior.


Contents:

 Chapter 1. Introduction to Motor Behavior and the Mind-Body Connection

UNIT I: Motor Control

Chapter 2. Neural Mechanisms in Planning and Initiating Movement

Chapter 3. Peripheral Neuromuscular Mechanisms in Executing Movement

Chapter 4. Peripheral Sensory Systems in Monitoring Movement

Chapter 5. Movement Models

 UNIT 2. Motor Learning

Chapter 6. Understanding Motor Skill and Motor Abilities

Chapter 7. Learning and the Development of Expertise

Chapter 8. Information Processing and Motor Skill Performance

Chapter 9. Practice and Instruction

 UNIT 3. Mind, Body, and Brain

Chapter 10: Muscle Tone and Postural Control

Chapter 11. Orthopedic Injury, Rehabilitation, and Prehabilitation

Chapter 12. Strength, Power, Speed, and Agility


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781469824062
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: February, 2013
Pages: 384

Subcategories: Biomechanics, Physiology