How does movement imagery and observation improve outcomes of intensive and repetitive exercise practice

Writing in Neuropsychologia (Feb 2013) Dr. Maslovat School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada and team discuss hte mechanism by which imagery and observation of movements – covert movements involve similar motor preparation and neural pathways to overt movements or exercise practice. MediTouch is currently studying implications on how the timing of these covert movements improve movement ability outcomes of physical and occupational therapy using the HandTutor, ArmTutor and LegTutor.

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