Human Motor Behavior: An Introduction

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Subject Index
Action, strategies for investigating, 283-286
Adams' closed-loop theory, 99-113 critique of, 111-113 development of, 99-101 experimental evidence against, 109-111 experimental evidence supporting, 103-109 genesis of, 99 movement information and, 119
Additive-factor method, 74-76
Afferent activity, 8, 23, 94, 163
Alphamotoneurons, 30-33
Analysis, component, 145-154, 161
"Angular specificity" model, 36, 40 (see also Proprioception)
Archery, 87
Artifactual approach, 283-284
Attention, 76-79
error correction and, 203
Attentional flexibility, 157
"Backward masking," 79
Baseball, 87, 150, 178, 180, 201, 202, 251, 277
Basketball, 147-148, 149, 161, 175, 201
Behaviorism, 100
Bernstein perspective, 237-286
Biomechanical perspective of skill, 23-29
Black-box approach, 64, 76, 89
Carpal-tunnel syndrome, 34
Central efferent-monitoring concept, 53-54
Chess, 154-155
Closed-loop theory, 8, 14, 60, 93-113, 117, 190-196
Command, motor, 96, 132
Compatibility principle, 150
Component analysis, 145-154, 161
Computers, 69-70, 206
generalized programs for, 221
Concepts, in motor behavior, 1-2, 21-56
Conditioned inhibition, 5
Constraint, 238, 259-265
Content-addressable search, 81
Context-conditioned variability, 246-250
Contractions, order of (muscles), 196-197
Control, motor
address-individualized, 241-246
closed-loop, 8, 14, 60, 93-113, 117, 190-196
coordinated patterns and, 161-185
distinction between coordination, skill and, 28-29
motor learning and, 60, 93-113 19th century view of, 239-241
open-loop, 93-97, 241
Coordination, 128
biological problem of, 238
distinction between control, skill and, 28-29
motor control and, 93


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