According to Jean Piaget, knowledge is acquired through the progression of four distinct stages.
Attention and Motor Skill Learning
Some scientists believe that pressure to perform well creates distractions.
Neurophysiological Basis of Movement-2nd Edition
Pain may be a nuisance, but people who lack this ability are in constant danger.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior
When we are compelled to act quickly, we can sometimes emphasize speed over accuracy and actually end up missing the goal of the task entirely.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
Over the years, many different theories have been used to explain how people learn.
The Athlete's Clock
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Researchers and practitioners, as well as social critics, have addressed why the timely and appropriate acquisition of fundamental movement skills is crucial to the development of young children.
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles
When a fully activated muscle or a fiber is stretched with a moderate speed from one constant length to another, the force recorded on its end exceeds the maximum isometric force at the same muscle length.
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development eBook
Perhaps the best way to appreciate how the characteristics of dynamic systems can be used to model motor development is to see how a research team used dynamic systems to address a particular developmental issue.
Motor Learning and Performance 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Because skills make up such a large part of human life, scientists and educators have been trying for centuries to understand the determinants of skills and the factors that affect their performance.