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    DescriptionInstant Notes in Motor Control, Learning and Development provides an overview of how the brain and nervous system control movement, and how new movements are learned and improved. The early chapters set the scene by defining the field and discussing the measurement of movement. This leads to chapters that explain how we control movement and learn to control movement. The final section considers the development of motor skills. The topics covered in this text provide foundation knowledge that is vital for any individual who is working in the movement context as a teacher, coach, or therapist. Each chapter can be read in isolation but links are made and related topics highlighted. Due to the wide range of information contained in the book, it will be relevant to students studying all sports-related courses, including sport coaching courses.


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    Title
    BIOS Instant Notes in Motor Control, Learning and Development
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrea Utley, By (author) Sarah Astill
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 244
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 498 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415391399
    ISBN 10: 0415391393
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: MFG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BISAC V2.8: MED075000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26930
    BISAC V2.8: SCI056000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED056000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 152.334, 152.3/34
    BISAC V2.8: SCI072000
    DC22: 612.7
    BISAC V2.8: REF020000
    LC classification: BF295 .U85 2008
    Thema V1.0: MFG
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    164 black & white illustrations, 15 black & white tables, 19 black & white halftones, 63 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Publication date
    01 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    A. What is Motor Control? B. Classification of Skill C. Measurement in Motor Control D. Theories of Control E. Information Processing F. The Central Nervous System (Neurological Issues) G. Sensory Contributions to Control H. Theories of Motor Learning I. Stages of Motor Learning J. Memory K. Implications for Practice L. The Role and Function of Feedback M. Theories of Motor Development N. Development of Fundamental Movement Skills