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SP3004 - Motor Learning and Motor Control

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

Only Available to students other than listed as approved by the Director of the Institute of Sport and Exercise Science.

Skill classification, measurement of motor performance, theories of motor control, motor learning, practice and feedback.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an ability to conduct tests of motor function and to evaluate problems in motor learning and control;
  • to understand the neural, mechanical and cognitive bases for controlling movement;
  • to understand the neural, physiological and cognitive changes that underpin the acquisition of movement skills.
Prerequisites: SP1001 and SP2003

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures - Video lecture
  • 8 hours tutorials
  • 16 hours practicals
  • 10 hours - Synthesising session
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (35%); group presentation (15%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures - Video lecture
  • 8 hours tutorials
  • 16 hours practicals
  • 10 hours - Synthesising session
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (35%); group presentation (15%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.