Voluntary Movement - Definition - What is Voluntary Movement?When you turn the pages of a book, you are moving your hands and fingers.
As you read, your eyes are moving as they follow the words on the page.
These body movements are happening because you are making them happen.
You could easily stop them if you wanted to.
This kind of body movement is called a voluntary movement.
Voluntary movements of the body are all the movements that you make your body do, such as walking, running or picking up a pencil.