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Title Progress in motor control [electronic resource] : a multidisciplinary perspective / Dagmar Sternad, editor.

Published New York ; London : Springer, c2009.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xviii, 734 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Series Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; 629
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; 629.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Nature of motor control : not strictly "motor", not quite "control" / Michael T. Turvey -- Beyond control : the dynamics of brain-body-environment interaction in motor systems / Randall D. Beer -- Towards testable neuromechanical control architectures for running / Shai Revzen, Daniel E. Koditschek, and Robert J. Full -- Control from an allometric perspective / Bruce J. West -- Synergies : atoms of brain and behavior / J.A. Scott Kelso -- Nature of motor control : perspectives and issues / Michael T. Turvey and Sergio Fonseca -- Past, present, and emerging principles in the neural encoding of movement / Timothy J. Ebner, Claudia M. Hendrix, and Siavash Pasalar -- From intention to action : motor cortex and the control of reaching movements / John F. Kalaska -- Control of muscle synergies by cortical ensembles / Michelle M. Morrow, Eric A. Pohlmeyer, and Lee E. Miller -- Behavioral and neurophysiological aspects of target interception / Hugo Merchant ... [et al.] -- Learning from learning : what can visuomotor adaptations tell us about the neuronal representation of movement? / Rony Paz and Eilon Vaadia -- The problem of parametric neural coding in the motor system / Jacob Reimer and Nicholas G. Hatsopoulos -- Introduction to section on perception and action / Brett R. Fajen -- Mutuality in the perception of affordances and the control of movement / Claudia Carello and Jeffrey B. Wagman -- Object avoidance during locomotion / David A. McVea and Keir G. Pearson -- The roles of vision and proprioception in the planning of reaching movements / Fabrice R. Sarlegna and Robert L. Sainburg -- Using predictive motor control processes in a cognitive task : behavioral and neuroanatomical perspectives / James Stanley and R. Christopher Miall -- The human mirror neuron system and embodied representations / Lisa Aziz-Zadeh and Richard B. Ivry -- Disorders of the perceptual-motor system / Steven A. Jax and H. Branch Coslett -- Some contemporary issues in motor learning / Karl M. Newell and Rajiv Ranganathan -- Motor learning and consolidation : the case of visuomotor rotation / John W. Krakauer -- Cortical processing during dynamic motor adaptation / Simon A. Overduin, Andrew G. Richardson, and Emilio Bizzi -- Motor learning : changes in the structure of variability in a redundant task / Hermann Müller and Dagmar Sternad -- Time scales, difficulty/skill duality, and the dynamics of motor learning / Karl M. Newell, Yeou-Teh Liu, and Gottfried Mayer-Kress -- Bridging of models for complex movements in 3D / Stan Gielen -- The posture-based motion planning framework : new findings related to object manipulation, moving around obstacles, moving in three spatial dimensions, and haptic tracking / David A. Rosenbaum ... [et al.] -- Grasping Occam's razor / Jeroen B.J. Smeets, Eli Brenner, and Juul Martin -- Review models for the generation of multi-joint movemetns in 3-D / Stan Gielen -- Why the hand? / Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas -- Selective activation of human finger muscles after stroke or amputation / Marc H. Schieber ... [et al.] -- Neural control of hand muscles during prehension / Jamie A. Johnston, Sara A. Winges, and Marco Santello -- Multi-finger prehension : control of a redundant mechanical system / Mark L. Latash and Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky -- A mathematical approach to the mechanical capabilities of limbs and fingers / Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas -- Origin and advances of the equilibrium-point hypothesis / Anatol G. Feldman -- The biomechanics of force production / Denis Rancourt and Neville Hogan -- The implications of force feedback for the [lambda] model / Richard Nichols and Kyla T. Ross -- Control and calibration of multi-segment reaching movements / James R. Lackner and Paul DiZio -- The equilibrium-point hypothesis : past, present, and future / Anatol G. Feldman and Mindy F. Levin.
Summary The research area of motor control has become a multidisciplinary undertaking. This book discusses the control and coordination of processes involved in perceptually guided actions.
Other author Sternad, Dagmar.
Subject Motor ability -- Congresses.
Human mechanics -- Congresses.
Kinesiology -- Congresses.
Biomechanics -- Congresses.
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780387770642
6611950087 (electronic bk.)
9786611950088 (electronic bk.)
9780387770635 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0387770631 (hbk. : alk. paper)