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Motor Learning and Development


Distinction Between Skill and Ability
Abilities are genetically predetermined characteristics that affect movement performance such as agility, coordination, strength, and flexibility.
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Study of motoric skillfulness in children offers window into development of perceptual, cognitive, and affective processes
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.
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Motivation enhances motor skill learning
Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
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Is it better for learning to have a few long practices or many short practices?
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).
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Motor Learning and Development
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Motor Learning and Development is the first of its kind and explains how motor development affects motor learning and provides a framework for establishing programs that facilitate skill acquisition for all learners.

© 2011
Book   424 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736073745

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