Oct 15, 2018
Meg Lowry is back - interviewing motor control
researcher Steven Van Andel about how people approach and step onto
a curb. Steve explains perceptual motor coupling with an analogy we
can all relate to: Super Mario Brothers. The differences Steve
found in the strength of perceptual-motor coupling in younger
adults vs older adults, and older fallers vs non fallers may be
contrary to what many clinicians expect.
FREE FULL TEXT article!
van Andel, S., Cole, M. H., & Pepping, G. J. (2018). Regulation of locomotor pointing across the lifespan: Investigating age-related influences on perceptual-motor coupling. PloS one, 13(7), e0200244.
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