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    Some of the material covered I could recall a bit from introduction to kinesiology but that class was just an overview of all the parts in kinesiology which means it never went to much depth about motor learning and control. Though I will not summarize everything I learned that day or everything I read in the lecture notes, I will emphasize what I really thought was interesting and worth reflecting upon. In class, there was a part where the professor was talking about genetically learned trait versus actual learned skills. I didn’t know that crawling was a genetically learned trait and that walking was an actual learned trait. Though I don’t have kids at the present moment, I do plan to have them. With this knowledge in mind, I will teach my kids how to walk and eventually how to run. How? Well with repetition till they develop the habit of walking and of running. Obviously, since I played sports I will love for them to do so as well. That will require…

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    Fine Motor Control Study

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    Ploog, Scharf, Nelson, and Brooks (2013) conducted a case-control study using computerized visual representations of emotional facial expressions to simulate real life situations. The use of a 3D avatar was used in three stages to study and improve emotion recognition in children with autism spectrum disorder. Stage one, participants were asked to interpret what emotion the avatar was feeling. Stage two participants were given different scenarios and were asked to guess what emotion the avatar…

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    Dominion Motors & Controls, Ltd. A large supplier of motors and control equipment in Canadian oil Market, Dominion offered wide range of products for oil producers, Dominion products consists of motors ranging from small fractional horse power (hp) unites to large horse power motors. Company also produced motor control and panel-board unites which would automatically and protect a motor. Company boasts to control little over 50% of the total market share at that time. Dominion Major Customers…

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    Motor function and motor control begin in the motor cortex of the brain. The primary motor cortex is associated with generation of a motor program. Premotor areas are involved in complicated motor functions, such as required changes in output forces or velocities, or motor response to visual or auditory input. Also, the basal ganglia and thalamus are important coordinating centers for goal­directed motor programs and patterns. The cerebellum allows for unimpeded movements of those motor…

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    1. What is meant by the plasticity of the brain? • When it comes to plasticity it means the tendency of new parts of the brain to take up the functions of injured parts. This means if they were to get injured in the part of the brain that controls language the results are that they will regain the ability to talk, this takes effect on kids of two to three years of age and then gradually declines. Whereas adults will lose the ability to talk. 2. How do gross motor skills differ from fine motor…

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    Additionally, Draco demonstrates his cognitive skills, social skills, motor skills, and speaking skills when he played the fishing game with his friend. Playing the fishing game, it requires the cognitive skills which the child need to understand the concept of the game and the social skills which the child needs to take turns. Importantly, the game requires the cognitive skills because “To understand the meaning of each number word, the child must form a mental image of it” (Beaty, 2014, p.…

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    Nick Johnson Mrs. Susan Stackhouse English 8 3 December 2014 Sandra Slutz, a staff scientist at Ohio University, found out that if a person is crossed hand eye dominant then they will shoot better because their dominant eye is not blocked by the basketball she also writes, “coaches need to coach from the eyes down”, since the eyes play a very important part in basketball shooting. Although, crossed hand eye dominance provides the best basketball shooting percentages, dominance-altering…

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    would highly advise her to reconsider if that were the situation. Physical Therapy reduces and eliminates pain, a process that will be difficult if she is not observed and taught professionally. The Physical Therapy sessions will improve mobility, the dancer will lose a large range of her knee’s ability to bend backward and forward, without following this plan there is a high risk of scar tissue and inadequate knee performance. Most importantly Physical Therapy will both help avoid future…

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    occupational services at the local public school. A speech evaluation was recommended by Tara Noel’s doctor at a wellness visit because he was concerned with her lack of common/typical vocabulary. She was recommended to the Birth to Three program. She has a language delay with receptive language, and it is impacting her expressive language, and she has milestone delays in her motor skill. She has trouble stacking blocks, copying lines, and has in-toeing walking. I choose…

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    Oral Synthesis Essay

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    to plan or program motor movements necessary for speech (Davis, Farias, & Baynes, 2009). AOS is supraotentorial in nature and typically occurs in the left hemisphere (Duffy, 2013). Localization of AOS occurs in the dominant hemisphere’s structures and pathways that are responsible for the planning and programming of speech movements. The plan is what (i.e., motor movements necessary for phonological representation) is to be organized into movement goals while the program focuses on how (i.e.,…

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