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Motor Programmes

what is a motor programme? a series of muscle contractions that produce a movement and is stored in the long term memory
what are sub-routines? seperate movements that make up a whole skill
what is response selection? it is the process of choosing a motor programme
a sporting example of a motor programme is? a tennis serve
the sub routines of the motor programme you previously mentioned? feet position, body position, arm action, racket swing, follow through and recovery
where are motor programmes stored? long term memory
how can you improve a motor programme? practice
how are motor programmes created and developed? through well-informed and sustained practice over a long period of time.
what does practice do to motor programmes? it makes them simpler to use with less infomation processing involved.
Created by: RichardLyons