Motor Learning: Reflections on the Past 40 Years of Research

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The authors reflect on the dire state of motor learning at the time of Brooks’s book and consider reasons why research was resurrected in the 1980s and flourished in the ensuing years. In so doing, they provide an overview of the various research topics that have been studied, discuss the influence of motor learning on other fields of study, and consider the future of motor learning research both within and outside the academic study of kinesiology.

Lee is professor emeritus with the Dept. of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Carnahan is with the Marine Inst. of Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada.

Lee (scapps@mcmaster.ca) is corresponding author.
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