ERIC Number: EJ519068
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Reduction in Sensorimotor Control with Age.
Seidler, Rachael D.; Stelmach, George E.
Quest, v47 n3 p386-94 Aug 1995
Reviews age-related declines in motor performance, examining the known types of sensorimotor deficits in the elderly. The article highlights recent data that show changes in kinematics of arm movements, prehension tasks, and handwriting that reveal why movement becomes slower and less accurate in older adults. (SM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue title: "The Academy Papers: The Role of Physical Activity in Fitness and Health."