motor pattern

motor pattern

a co-ordinated set of movements involving both voluntary and reflex actions, such as standing, sitting, etc. Typically the initiation and cessation of such acts are voluntary but once initiated, the movements continue without conscious control.
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The Runner's band has a proper running mechanics which helps in the creation of a technically efficient motor pattern and allows the user to adopt an appropriate running posture.
An investigation into motor pattern differences used during prone hip extension between subjects with and without low back pain.
Calabrese, "Principles of rhythmic motor pattern generation," Physiological Reviews, vol.
Finally, motor entrainment of "dance to music not only involves synchronization in time but a spatial element related to equating hierarchies in the motor pattern with those in the musical rhythm" (Brown, Martinez, & Parsons, 2005, p.
Feather pecking in laying hens has been described as being stereotypic, ie, a repetitive invariant motor pattern without an obvious function, and indeed the amount of self-pecking in parrots was found to correlate positively with the amount of recurrent perseveration (RP), the tendency to repeat responses inappropriately, which in humans and other animals was found to correlate with stereotypic behavior.
2010) lend some credence to the theory that FSP could be a learned motor pattern.
The poor results for these measures shown by the apraxic group are due to deficits in motor planning recovery processes, sequential planning and motor pattern update.
From these graphs it can be seen that in case of voltage the healthy motor pattern looks again more as a circle and in case of faulty motor more like an ellipse.
The way you've been running is ingrained in your brain as a motor pattern followed in every stride you take.
However, stimulation of these same neurons during an ongoing swim motor pattern has no effect on burst frequency of swim interneurons (14).
Remember, letting go of conscious control, quieting your conscious mind and trusting your motor pattern, require the practice of nonjudgmental thinking.