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motor learning

the process of improving motor skills through practice, with long-lasting changes in the capability for responding. The cerebellum and basal nuclei play a major role in such coordination.

mo·tor learn·ing

(mō'tŏr lĕrn'ing)
1. The process of acquiring a skill by which the learner, through practice and assimilation, refines and makes automatic the desired movement.
2. An internal neurologic process that results in the ability to produce a new motor task.

motor learning

Any of the processes related to the acquisition and retention of skills associated with movement. They are influenced by practice, experience, and memory.
See also: learning

motor learning

the internal processes that lead to an enduring change in a person's capacity for skilled movement. Also the study of such processes.
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From novice to no know-how: A longitudinal study of implicit motor learning.
Efficiency of motor learning as a function of intertrial rest.
To answer these questions they consider their training in well-accepted motor learning theory and research; the research that they interpret is both theoretical and practice-based.
107) is planning his hurdles training based on "pedagogy of teaching of motor learning, and teaching progressions for the hurdles at different stages of development".
As I noted in the most recent column on this subject, "controlled studies on motor learning principles in the training of voice are rare, and of the singing voice, more rare still.
The main purpose of the study was to verify whether the predictive value of coordination and precision in skill acquisition during motor learning, could be valid and long-term indicators in selecting talent among young rhythmic gymnasts, and related to performance in competition three years later.
Gordon and Ferris demonstrated very rapid motor learning using upper-limb proportional myoelectric control in nondisabled subjects [30].
The first half of the book reviews the basics; neuroscience, upper extremity anatomy, spasticity, neurodevelopment and motor learning.
Boyd, who also holds the Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Motor Learning at UBC.
Nella pianificazione di un programma riabilitativo vanno tenute in considerazione anche strategie alternative di motor learning che si basano sull'apprendimento implicito di un compito, dove il soggetto non ha consapevolezza di cio che sta acquisendo con la pratica.
While many studies have been conducted investigating the relationship between FDI and performance in sport, motor learning, and physical education, the effort to understand the relationship between FDI and physical activity participation has yet to be made.