UNC-Chapel Hill EXSS 380 - Final Exam Study Guide (10 pages)

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Exss 380 - Neuromuscular Control and Learning
Neuromuscular Control and Learning Documents

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EXSS 380 1st Edition Final Exam Study Guide Exam is cumulative but focuses more on this section Principles of Motor Learning What is the difference between motor learning and motor control o Motor learning study of the acquisition of motor skills focused on behavioral and neurological consequences assoc with learning of a motor skill Changes in internal processes like wiring of synapses that determine and individual s capabilities for performing a motor task not directly measureable IPSPs and EPSPs o Motor skill activity that requires voluntary movement to achieve a goal What are the potential applications of motor learning o Skill acquisition like learning to play an instrument play golf to speak a foreign language to use equipment o Skill refinement like lowering golf handicap improving free throw and improving typing speed and accuracy o Skill reacquisition which focuses on rehab in sports med PT and OT and examples are activities of daily living gait muscle function and functional activity Transfer of learning learn fundamental movements and they can transfer to a wide variety of other skills easier than practicing each individual skill o Shows influence of indiv prior experience on learning new task and how learning an initial task can influence learning a second task o In experiment to teach amputees how to use a prosthetic arm knowing the fundamental skills of using the prosthetic is more advantageous than teaching them a specific ADL like brushing their teeth o Other practical examples Do defensive slide drills improve ability to play defense in bball Does learning in virtual environments enhance skill in actual environments Do goal directed single joint rehab tasks improve functional ability o Generalization near transfer transfer of learning from one task to another similar task ex transfer of skill in practice to actual competition the more similar the tasks are the easier transfer will be o Far transfer transfer of learning of one task to a different



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