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  • motor coordination enables our movements to be done smoothly but rarely allows the same movement to be done in exactly the same way?

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Question 1: Intra-limb coordination involves the planning of trajectories in the ________.
Cartesian coordinate systemParabolic coordinatesCylindrical coordinate systemSpherical coordinate system

Question 2: ________ and colleagues have proposed that coordination can be modeled as coupled oscillators, a process that can be understood in the HKB (Haken, Kelso, and Bunz) model.
Functional magnetic resonance imagingHuman brainNeuroscienceJ. A. Scott Kelso

Question 3: Motor coordination is the combination of body movements created with the ________ (such as spatial direction) and kinetic (force) parameters that result in intended actions.
SpeedKinematicsRigid bodyClassical mechanics

Question 4: The current method of finding muscle synergies is to measure EMG (________) signals from all muscles involved in a certain movement so that specific patterns of muscle activation can be identified.
ElectromyographyNervous systemNerve conduction studyElectroencephalography

Question 5: Motor coordination involves the integration of processes ranging from how muscles interact with the skeletal system to neural processes controlling them both in the spine and the ________.
DigestionSensory systemBrainEndocrine system

Question 6: The ________ makes use of this abundance from the redundant systems instead of restricting them like previously hypothesized.
Central nervous systemNeuronWhite matterGrey matter

Question 7: The problem with understanding motor coordination arises from the biomechanical redundancy caused by the large number of ________ elements involved.
Human musculoskeletal systemLymphatic systemMuscular systemEndocrine system

Question 8: One of the postulated theories for this functionality is the existence of a higher, "coordinating schema" that calculates the time it needs to perform each individual task and coordinates it using a ________.
Positive feedbackCyberneticsFeedbackControl theory


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