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When giving athletes extrinsic feedback about their technical skills, you can either tell them what you saw (descriptive feedback) or tell them what you think they need to do based on what you saw (prescriptive feedback).
Attention and Motor Skill Learning
Insights into the various facets of expertise of concert pianists, as well as the role their attentional focus plays in delivering a �perfect� performance.
Neurophysiological Basis of Movement-2nd Edition
Associative learning is a subtype of nondeclarative memory.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior
Over the years, many different theories have been used to explain how people learn.
The Athlete's Clock
In athletes, stride rhythm is often coupled with breathing while running, walking, cycling, or rowing. This is called entrainment of ventilation and locomotion.
The Athlete's Clock
The concept of pacing is rooted in the idea that athletes make cognitive, purposeful decisions regarding velocity based on previous experience and sensory input.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Distribution of practice refers to the amount of practice during each period and the amount of rest between practice sessions in order to ensure optimal learning of motor skills (Magill, 2007).
Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children With Web Resource
Do grapevine (crossover) steps from cone to cone. Along the way, touch each cone and say the letter shown on the card for that cone.
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.