Karl M. Newell
Professor of Kinesiology and Biobehavioral Health; Marie Underhill Noll Chair
268J Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802
Ph.D., 1973, Physical Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Coordination, control and skill of normal and abnormal human movement across the life-span; development of coordination, acquisition of skill, information and movement dynamics, mental retardation and motor skills, drug exercise influences on movement control.
Coordination, control and skill
Information and motor learning
Lifespan motor development
Liu, Y-T., Mayer-Kress, G., & Newell, K. M. (2010). Bi-stability of movement coordination as a function of skill level and task difficulty. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36, 1515-1524.
Hu, X., & Newell, K. M. (2011). Modeling constraints to redundancy in bimanual force coordination. Journal of Neurophysiology, 105, 2169-2180.
Liu, Y-T., Luo, Z-Y., Mayer-Kress, G., & Newell, K. M. (2012). Self-organized criticality and learning a new coordination task. Human Movement Science, 31, 40-54.
- Domains of Health and Behavior
- Populations of Special Interest