University of Colorado Boulder
Movement Capabilities Depend on Neuromuscular Properties
University of Colorado Boulder

Movement Capabilities Depend on Neuromuscular Properties

This course is part of The Science of Movement Specialization

Taught in English

Roger Enoka

Instructor: Roger Enoka

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Intermediate level

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11 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Distinguish between the adjustments and adaptations that are responsible for changes in neuromuscular function.

  • Evaluate the strategies used in rehabilitation to recover from damage to the neuromuscular system.

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December 2023

Assessments

13 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

The first module in this course examines fatigue as an example of the types of adjustments in neuromuscular activity that can be observed during physical activity. The module emphasizes the distinction between fatigue and fatiguability, distinguishes two domains of fatiguability, and provides examples of performance characteristics that influence both fatigue and fatiguability.

What's included

13 videos3 quizzes

The second module in this course focuses on strength training as an example of the adaptations in neuromuscular function that can be elicited with training interventions. The module describes a range of training protocols and loading techniques that can be used to increase muscle strength and the types of adaptations in neuromuscular function that are responsible for the strength gains.

What's included

10 videos3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

The third module in this course discusses the adaptations in neuromuscular function that occur during healthy aging. Although many attributes of physical function decline with advancing age, there is huge variability in these changes among older adults. The module examines the types and functional consequences of the adaptations exhibited by older adults.

What's included

12 videos4 quizzes

The final module in this course evaluates the recovery capacity of the central nervous system after it has been damaged. We distinguish between the changes that occur in the peripheral and central nervous systems and discuss the rehabilitation strategies used to improve neuromuscular function in three clinical conditions.

What's included

7 videos3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Roger Enoka
University of Colorado Boulder
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