KIN2072Introduction to Motor Control and Learning 3 ch (3C)

Introduces the student to the principles of motor skill acquisition and performance as well as the conditions that influence these processes. Topics include information processing, attention, perception, decision-making, motor programs, and feedback. The role of motivation, anxiety, concentration, observational learning and mental practice in motor performance and learning will be examined. Practical applications for sport, physical activity, industry, and the performing arts will be discussed. Lectures only.