MOTOR CONTROL AND LEARNING

EXS2MCL

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will investigate the areas of movement development, movement control and movement disorders. You will explore the neuro-anatomical and neurophysiological bases for developing and controlling movement. Specific attention will be given to the motor and sensory components of the central and peripheral nervous systems in relation to normal movement and disordered movement of the human body.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Kingsley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS1HBB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMotor control and learningRecommendedSchmidt,RA & Lee TD 20115TH EDN, HUMAN KINETICS, CHAMPAIGN.
ReadingsSensorimotor control and learningRecommendedTresilian, J 2012PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, BASINGSTOKE, UK.

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size50

Enrolment information Staffing resources are limited. The maximum amount of students is 50 (two groups of 25 for workshops and practicals) . As this is a compulsory subject for students enrolled in HZHEP, they will be given priority enrolment. Students from other Health Sciences courses may choose the subject as a first-year elective and enrolment will be capped at 50.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Kingsley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one group assignment (750 words per member)20
one two-hour theory examination60
two 30-minute online tests20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Kingsley

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one group assignment (750 words per member)20
one two-hour theory examination60
two 30-minute online tests20