There is a recent emergence in scientific research regarding an association between insulin and Alzheimer’s disease: it has been termed… Read more Type 3 Diabetes, Growing body of evidence
Getting to the ground and back up is a fairly complicated motor skill which can vary in difficulty based on… Read more Your ability to sit on the floor and get back up is more important than you may think!
Verbal instructions given to individuals who are learning motor tasks have two types of attentional focuses, externally-focused and internally focused… Read more Internal vs External Attentional Focus? It depends…
Intrinsic motivation describes one’s internal drive to participate, exert effort, and be persistent when engaging in an activity. Intrinsically motivated… Read more Motivation
Motor abilities influence an individual’s success in the performance of certain motor skills (Magill & Anderson, 2013). A motor ability… Read more Osteoporosis, Age, Parkinson’s decrease dynamic balance and increase fall risk
Psychological deterrents to exercise and healthy eating adherence are of great interest to me. We’ve previously discussed that people who… Read more Will Power and Healthy Habits
Clark (1995) theorizes that there is a positive correlation between one’s motor skillfulness and daily activity level. This is important… Read more Why it’s important to expand your movement comfort zone!
Sprinting is a motor skill used by many athletes to achieve goals in their particular sports. Soccer players sprint up… Read more Sprint Development and Motor Programming Theories