Studies point to students’ movement skills declining during lockdowns, especially among younger children. Levels of physical activity must be restored to avoid lifelong harm to their health.
A researcher who studies physical skills explains how getting your conscious thoughts out of the way lets your body do what it knows how to do, better.
Children should never play with knives – but they can learn how to use them.
Highly trained dancers provide insights for researchers helping design improved rehab programs for people with mobility impairments. The next step could include rehab robots as dance partners.
In men and older women, a complicated thinking test appeared to overwhelm the part of the brain also responsible for moving one of their arms. They could only do one or the other.
Our brains tell our bodies to move differently when we have pain. And there is emerging evidence to show changing how we move could actually contribute to the development of chronic pain.