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KIN 312 Fall 2016 Wu Exam #1 Study Guide

by: Natalie Wong

KIN 312 Fall 2016 Wu Exam #1 Study Guide KIN 312

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Natalie Wong
Long Beach State
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Motor Control
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Date Created: 09/13/16
KIN 312: Fall 2016 Natalie Wong Exam #1 Study Guide Week 1: 1. What are the three characteristics of a motor skill? 2. Define: Action vs Movement 3. Can the same action have different movements? 4. Why is there a differentiation between actions and movements? 5. What three criteria are used to classify a 1­dimensional motor skill? 6. Using the 1­dimensional classification system, classify: “sitting down in a stationary  chair in a room full of people, walking around you, but not touching you.” 7. How many dimensions are covered by Gentile’s Taxonomy? Name the two dimensions. 8. What are the 4 questions to consider when describing a motor skill, using the 2­ dimensional classification system? 9. Classify: “trying to park in a CSULB parking garage at 10am with other people trying to  park at the same time.” Identify the primary action goal before classification. 10. What are the 3 characteristics of Gentile’s Taxonomy? 11. In what ways is Gentile’s Taxonomy used practically? Week 2:  1. How is a closed­loop control system different from and open­loop control system? 2. What are the three main categories of motor control? And what are their subcategory  theories or approaches? 3. What are invariant features, list the invariant characteristics discussed in class, and how  they relate to GMPs? 4. What are parameters, and how do they affect GMPs? List some examples. 5. How is the dynamical pattern theory characterized? 6. What is the difference between order parameters and control parameters? 7. Identify the most stable state in this nonlinear representation of walking. A B D C Week 3 – NO Class! Week 4: 1. What are the two ways to evaluate motor control theories? 2. What are Sheridan’s Characteristics of Human Movement? 3. Which theories work with Sheridan’s Characteristics of Movement? KIN 312: Fall 2016 Natalie Wong 4. What are degrees of freedom? 5. What is the degrees of freedom problem? 6. How do we know which theory is correct? Or are both theories (schema and dynamical  patterns) correct? 7. What is the difference between ability and a motor ability? 8. What is the general motor abilities hypothesis? 9. Are motor abilities highly related to one another or are they independent? 10. Does balance consist of multiple motor abilities?  If so, give examples. 11. What are the different types of timing? 12. How do we classify motor abilities? *** Know the motor abilities in Fleishman’s Taxonomy, which is on BeachBoard! HAPPY STUDYING! GOOD LUCK ON THE EXAM!!! 


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