Learning motor synergies by persons with Down syndrome.

  title={Learning motor synergies by persons with Down syndrome.},
  author={Mark L. Latash},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  volume={51 Pt 12},
  • Mark L. Latash
  • Published 2007 in
    Journal of intellectual disability research…
Persons with Down syndrome are frequently described as 'clumsy'. The recent progress in the development of quantitative approaches to motor synergies has allowed researchers to move towards an understanding of 'clumsiness' at the level of underlying control mechanisms. This progress has also offered an opportunity to quantify changes in motor synergies that accompany improvement in the performance of motor tasks. Previous studies of our group have shown, in particular, that persons both with… CONTINUE READING

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