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KIN 4720: Neural Basis of Human Movement

(Dual-listed with KIN 5720).
Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 3.

Prereq: KIN 3720 or PSYCH 3100
Addresses the role of the central nervous system in the control of voluntary human movement, with the focus on the cerebral cortex, basal ganglia and cerebellum. Content organized around specific nervous system damage (such as stroke, apraxia, spasticity, or spinal cord damage) and functional movements (such as reaching and grasping, balance and gait). Converging evidence from human movement disorders, brain imaging, animal lesion and single cell studies provide the primary basis for the content. (Typically Offered: Fall, Spring)