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Characterised by an inability to perform a skilled and practiced movement, or sequence of movements. This condition is likely to be temporary, but in the extreme case it can become permanent. As a member of the Sport Psychology Research Group at Manchester Metropolitan University, I am investigating the nature and possible causes of LMS, from those either directly or indirectly involved with this condition. Depending on where you are based, the information will be gathered by using questionnaires, telephone conversations, Email and/or face-to-face meetings. Any information I receive will subsequently be treated in the utmost confidence. If you decide to participate in this study, we will subsequently forward you a report detailing the outcomes, including survey information on the causes of LMS, together with recommendations for preventing the occurrence of LMS. Also we aim to include some guidelines for regaining the move affected by the condition. Casey Foot 01270 505564 94184151@mmu.ac.uk 13 Union St, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 7DJ.

Department of Exercise and Sport Science, the Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe & Alsager Faculty, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL.

-- casey foot (94184151@mmu.ac.uk), November 24, 1997


First, try looking for info. regarding Bell's palsy; there may be a link. Secondly, look at some of the biopsychological resaerch re: neural degenderation of cerebellar and basal ganglia brain areas; in particular, focus your attention on the possibility of neural degeneration of these and other dopaminergic pathways of the brain.

-- L.A. Lowe (slolowe@igalaxy.net), August 02, 1998.

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