Due: Thursday May 21st
- Answer the following questions about your own use of science terminology in AT (20 minutes)
- If you haven’t already, read this article about AT phenomena
- Reply to the “Tell us about yourself by replying here” post in the webinar forum.
- If you have time, keep working your way through the pre webinar reading list
Due: Thursday May 28th
- Watch all of the “week 2” videos about posture, movement, and balance.
- If you haven’t already watched the videos for the first week, watch those as well.
- Describe your personal thoughts and experiences with respect to postural support by clicking on this link (20 minutes)
- Read carefully the essay Posture, Movement and AT by Tim. (90 minutes)
- Test your knowledge from the first week with this multiple choice quiz (20 minutes)
- Review other particpants answers to last weeks question: How does AT work
- Watch this motor disorders video. https://youtu.be/rqsWK9znaag
- Read this introductory article about reflexes
- If you haven’t already, read Jean Fisher’s article about Magnus and AT.
- Read Tim’s “Twister” paper about adaptable postural tone in AT teachers
Due: Thursday June 4th
- Watch the lecture videos for week 3.
- Read the article Physics of sit to stand_Statnews_Sept 2016 by Patrick Johnson and Tim Cacciatore. This is an article published in STAT news in 2016. Since the first lecture and the article overlap substantially, you will be able to skim the article.
- Answer the following short essay question about sit to stand.
- Try the test your knowledge multiple choice test.
- Read the essay answers from last week from other teachers about postural support. They are excellent.
- Do your best to read Tim’s 2014 sit to stand research article. If you get stuck on technical details, don’t worry about it. We review it carefully in the lectures.
- If you haven’t already, read Rajal Cohen’s 2018 plenary talk from the International AT congress.
Due: Thursday June 11th
- Watch the lecture videos for week 4. (approx. 1 hour of video)
- Answer the essay question about spreading phenomena (30 min)
- Complete the test your knowledge quiz. (15 min.)
- Read the sections of Ian Loram’s article about inhibition and neck tension that you can understand. (Some of it is quite technical).
- Read teachers’s answers to last week questions about sit to stand.
- If you are interested in tensegrity and the body watch this 20 minute video .
- Next weeks article on inhibition is fairly long so you might want to get a head start on it.
Due: Thursday June 18th
- Watch the lecture videos for week 5. (approx. 75 mintues of video total)
- Answer this essay question about your experiences of inhibition (20 min)
- Read Patrick’s article The Science of Inhibition and Endgaining. (1 hour) It overlaps alot with the lecture so you can use it as a reference.
- Complete the test your knowledge quiz from the least lecture (15 min.)
- Read the fabulous answers from teachers to last weeks HW question.
- Try Tim’s leaning experiment from Lecture 4.2. Are you a leaner?
Due: Thursday June 26th
- Watch the lecture videos for week 6.
- Fill in the test yourself survey.
- Answer the following open ended questions about directing and stress.
- Review other teacher’s excellent responses to question about inhibition.
- Read this article about Alexander technique touch
- Watch Dr. Tasha Stanton lecture on pain neuroscience
- Read Andrew McCann’s summary of Rajal Cohen’s latest lighten up study
- Read about emotions and body maps
- Research stress online. What is stress really?
Due: Thursday July 2nd
- Watch the lecture videos for week 7.
- Review the slides from all the webinars by filling out the following multiple choice questions. They are qualitative questions about your understanding and opinions. There are no right or wrong answers and they are anonymous. Each will take about 10 minutes maximum and will serve as a review of all the material we have covered. They will also guide us in presenting the last webinar.
- Webinar 1 opinions and understanding questions.
- Webinar 2 opinions and understanding questions.
- Webinar 3 opinions and understanding questions.
- Webinar 4 opinions and understanding questions.
- Webinar 5 opinions and understanding questions.
- Webinar 6 opinions and understanding questions.
- Webinar 7 opinions and understanding questions
- Read participants excellent responses to last weeks essay questions
- Fill in the test yourself survey Note that the last 4 questions are about this week’s lectures, so watch those first.
- Think about any questions you still have about AT and science – anything we have covered and any topics we haven’t covered. Also think about how this webinar has influenced your thinking.
Post comments or questions about the homework on the webinar forum.