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Motor activity requiring the planned and consciously directed involvement of the patient. It is hypothesized that evoking cortical involvement in movement patterns during sensorimotor rehabilitation will enhance the development of coordination and voluntary control.
See also: movement
an act of moving; motion.
includes involuntary movement, lack of flexion or rigidity, hyper- or hypometric.
movement produced by the animal's own muscles.
movement like that of an ameba, accomplished by protrusion of cytoplasm of the cell.
movement of parts that act together, such as the eyes.
continuous movement of particles suspended within a liquid.
two parts moving synchronously in the same direction, e.g. the eyes.
two parts moving synchronously but in opposite directions.
a movement which the animal is unable to prevent.
the peculiar, rapid, oscillatory movement of fine particles suspended in a fluid medium.
a movement of the body or of the extremities of an animal performed by a person without voluntary motion on the part of the animal.
see voluntary movement (below).
the wormlike movements of the intestines in peristalsis.
performed out of the will of the animal; an intentional purposeful movement.