Testing Your Fudamental Movements

 

Once a year you should test your Fundamental Movement Skills, if one of them is weak or missing all may not be lost. Through a variety of simple activities you may be able to get the skill back.

It is important to maintain each fundamental movement skill. Researchers do not know what cognitive skill fired up when you acquired a specific Movement skill. They do know for sure that neurons that fire together are wired together. They also know a second thing about neurons “Use or Lose It”! At different points in your life the brain does a self assessment and it trashes any neurons that are not being used or that the body no longer seems to require.

The question is : If a FMS or movement neuron is gone what cognitive neurons is also gone or is in jeopardy?

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