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Sherwood, David

Assoc Professor Emerita/Emeritus


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research overview

  • Dr. Sherwood's research is focused on the learning and control of motor skills. In particular he is interested in the factors that affect movement accuracy in rapid movements and how one coordinates the control of multiple limbs. A recent interest has been on the focus of attention and the resulting effect on neuromuscular control and movement consistency.


  • human motor learning, human motor control


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courses taught

  • IPHY 4870 - Honors Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Department enforced prerequisites: IPHY 2800 and IPHY 3700.
  • IPHY 4930 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Provides an opportunity for field/laboratory work in a variety of different settings. Consult with faculty for approval. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced prerequisite: completion of at least two of the major core classes.


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