Carr & Shepherd, Australian physical therapist, among a growing group of physical therapists , occupational therapist & movement scientist (who apply principles of motor learning to practical rehabilitation intervention for people with motor difficulties due to CNS dysfunction. Clients who demonstrate potential to improve motor control decrease the opportunity to learn to perform motor task with efficiency, fluidity & versatility.
MRP provides practical guidelines for the following:
- Assessment of motor function during task performance
- Analysis of motor performance to determine key limiting factors that are amenable to change through therapeutic intervention
- Prevention or reduction of these key-limiting factors through direct intervention and client education.
- Design to be used as therapeutic challenges that stimulate development of effective movement strategies
- Adaptation of the physical environment to promote maximum function by each individual.
- Assistance for individual in developing strategies for approaching & mastering the motor challenges of new activities they may wish to perform in the future.