Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009)

Introduction to movement analysis and motor control

Course code
4S000968
Name of lecturer
Paola Cesari
Coordinator
Paola Cesari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-EDF/01 - PHYSICAL TRAINING SCIENCES AND METHODOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 29, 2016.

Lesson timetable

I semestre

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Learning outcomes

By attending the class the student will learn the main approaches developed (both holistic and deterministic) for describing and predicting the human movement.
The students will receive basic information about the control and learning of human movement.
In particular, the control of movement, the perception action coupling and the related emergent features defined from movement behavior.

Syllabus

Dimensional analysis: dimensions and units of measurements. Dimensional analysis applications in complex movements and in sport. The brain and its behavior, the voluntary movement, locomotion, the posture, the eye control, the vestibular system. Being able to interpret and read graphs: linear and non linear measures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with the possibility to ask for an extra oral exam in case of positive evaluation for the written part.

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