Title

Motor Learning and Motor Control in Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2007

Program

Physical Therapy

Abstract

On completion of this chapter, the reader will be able to do the following: 1) Discuss the strengths, limitations, and implementation for practice of current models of motor control. 2) Compare and contrast the tenets of current motor learning theories. 3) Apply principles of practice conditions in the design of therapeutic interventions for individuals using orthoses or prostheses. 4) Appropriately use augmented feedback in therapeutic situations with individuals using orthoses or prostheses. 5) Describe the role of mental practice and imagery on skill acquisition for individuals using orthoses or prostheses.

Comments

Published: Bowers, D. and M. Lusardi. "Motor Learning and Motor Control in Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation." Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation. 2nd ed. Lusardi and Nielsen, eds. St. Louis, Missouri: Saunders Elsevier, 2007.

ISBN 9780750674799