Motor Learning, Motor Development and the Theory of Muscle Memory

Presenter: Beth Gardner
Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 3:30pm-4:45pm
Discipline: GFA

Expanding on early childhood development, this lecture covers:

  • the importance of movement in cognitive development and scholastic achievement,
  • Sensory integration,
  • motor programming,
  • avoiding training interference,
  • establishing neural pathways for motor learning and rehabilitation
  • motor development over a life-span,
  • critical components of movement such as progressional training, and
  • understanding the theory of “muscle memory”