Yips and Focal Dystonia

Yips and dystonia

  Yips and dystonia are task-specific motor disorders that affect both athletes and musicians. In the realm of sports, the term “yips” describes a focal dystonia that causes involuntary muscle spasms during specific movements, impeding precise motor control. Similarly, musicians can develop focal dystonia, known as musician’s dystonia or musician’s cramp, which disrupts their ability […]