Motor Learning : Concepts and Applicaitons with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-11-15
  • Publisher: MCG
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Designed for introductory students, this text provides the reader with a solid research base and defines difficult material by identifying concepts and demonstrating applications for each of those concepts. Motor Learning: Concepts and Applications also includes references for all relevant material to encourage students to examine the research for themselves.

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Introduction to Motor Skills and Abilities

1 The Classification of Motor Skills

2 Motor Abilities

3 The Measurement of Motor Performance

Unit II Introduction to Motor Control

4 Motor Control Theories

5 Proprioception and Vision

6 Performance Characteristics of Complex Skills

7 Action Preparation

Unit III Attention and Memory

8 Attention as a Limited Capacity Resource

9 Visual Selective Attention

10 Memory Components, Forgetting and Strategies

Unit IV Introduction to Motor Skill Learning

11 Defining and Assessing Learning

12 The Stages of Learning

13 Predicting Performance for Later Learning Stages

14 Transfer of Learning

Unit V Instruction and Augmented Feedback

15 Demonstration and Verbal Instructions

16 The Effect of Augmented Feedback on Skill Learning

17 The Content of Augmented Feedback

18 The Timing of Augmented Feedback

Unit VI Practice Conditions

19 Practice Variability

20 Practice Distribution

21 The Amount of Practice

22 The Whole and Part Practice

23 Mental Practice

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