Search for dissertations about: "Motor coordination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words Motor coordination.

  1. 1. Sensorimotor function in chronic neck pain : objective assessments and a novel method for neck coordination exercise

    Author : Ulrik Röijezon; Mats Djupsjöbacka; Martin Björklund; Charlotte Häger-Ross; Dario Liebermann; Mikael Karlberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neck pain; Whiplash; Sensorimotor; Motor Control; Motor Learning; Neck Coordination Exercise; Postural Control; Cervical kinematics; Reliability.; Community medicine; Samhällsmedicin; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Chronic neck pain is a widespread problem that causes individual suffering as well as large costs for the society. The knowledge about the pathophysiology is poor and therefore specific diagnosis and causal treatment are rare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of functional asymmetries in young infants : A sensory-motor approach

    Author : Erik Domellöf; Louise Rönnqvist; Jacqueline Fagard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Laterality; development; handedness; human infant; stepping response; placing response; head turning; arm movement; reaching; kinematic parameters; intralimb coordination; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Human functional laterality, typically involving a right-sided preference in most sensory-motor activities, is still a poorly understood issue. This is perhaps particularly true in terms of what underlying mechanisms that may govern lateral biases, as well as the developmental origins and course of events. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effect of timing training in golf and soccer players : skill, movement organization, and brain activity

    Author : Marius Sommer; Louise Rönnqvist; Charlotte Häger; Nicola Hodges; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Motor timing; rhythmicity; timing training; golf shot; golf swing; kinematics; precision; variability; coordination; movement dynamics; soccer; fMRI; mirror neurons; action observation; cerebellum; perception - action.; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Background Although trainers and athletes consider ‘good timing skills’ to be critical for optimal sport performance, little is known in regard to how sport-specific skills may benefit from timing training. Thus, assuming that all motor performances are mediated by an internal timing mechanism, enhanced motor timing is expected to have positive effects on both planning and execution of movement performance, and consequently on complex sports actions as golf or soccer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neural Control of Movement : Motor Neuron Subtypes, Proprioception and Recurrent Inhibition

    Author : Anders Enjin; Klas Kullander; Samuel L. Pfaff; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; motor neuron; proprioception; recurrent inhibition; molecular marker; Ia afferent; development; transgenic mice; Renshaw cell; Neurobiology; Neurobiologi; Neuroscience; Neurovetenskap;

    Abstract : Movement is central for life, and all animals depend on accurate regulation of movement for purposeful behavior. There is great diversity of movements, ranging between simple and vital breathing movements to minute and subtle movements of the face used to communicate emotions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sensorimotor control and cervical range of motion in women with chronic neck pain : Kinematic assessments and effects of neck coordination exercise

    Author : Thomas Rudolfsson; Mats Djupsjöbacka; Martin Björklund; Charlotte Häger; Dario Liebermann; Anneli Peolsson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neck pain; Rehabilitation; Coordination training; Resistance training; Postural balance; randomized controlled trial; Musculoskeletal pain; Biomechanics; Range of motion; Kinematics; Head Movements; Coordination training; Resistance training; Postural balance; randomized controlled trial; Musculoskeletal pain; Biomechanics; Range of motion;

    Abstract : Introduction: Neck pain is a common problem in society and is more prevalent among women. The consequences of neck pain for the individual often include activity and participation limitations, thus affecting many dimensions of life. READ MORE