The effect of added-purpose and meaningful occupation on motor learning.

  title={The effect of added-purpose and meaningful occupation on motor learning.},
  author={James M. Ferguson and Catherine Anne Trombly},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={51 7},
OBJECTIVE Numerous studies in the occupational therapy literature have investigated the effects of added-purpose (multidimensional, goal-oriented) occupation on performance. Motor learning research has demonstrated that factors that enhance performance measures do not necessarily enhance motor learning. This study examined the effects of both added-purpose and meaningful occupation on motor learning. METHOD Twenty subjects (university students) were randomly assigned to either an added… CONTINUE READING


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