Motor Learning and Control Concepts and Applications

ISBN-10: 0073047325
ISBN-13: 9780073047324
Edition: 8th 2007 (Revised)
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Book details

Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

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 and Control: Concepts and Applications also includes references for all relevant material to encourage students to examine the research for themselves.

Richard Magill is a professor in both the Department of Kinesiology and the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University. He received his Ph.D. in educational psychology from Florida State University with a specialization in motor learning. Earlier he received an M.Ed. from Temple University and a B.S. from Philedelphia College of Bible. He served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport from 1996-1999 having previously served as the section editor for motor learning. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Motor Behavior and has provided editorial assistance to numreous other motor learning journals around the world. Dr, Magill is widley published in refereed journals and has active in the service of Louisiana State University and numerous professional organizations. In April 1999 he was given the LSU Distinguished Faculty Award and in September he was the recipient of the endowed professorship, Helen "Bessie" Silverberg Pliner Professor in Kinesiology.

Introduction to Motor Skills and Abilities
The Classification of Motor Skills
The Measurement of Motor Performance
Motor Abilities
Introduction to Motor Control
Neuromotor Basis for Motor Control
Motor Control Theories
Touch, Proprioception, and Vision
Performance and Motor Control Characteristics of Functional Skills
Action Preparation
Attention and Memory
Attention as a Limited Capacity Resource
Memory Components, Forgetting, and Strategies
Introduction to Motor Skill Learning
Defining and Assessing Learning
The Stages of Learning
Transfer of Learning
Instruction and Augmented Feedback
Demonstration and Verbal Instructions
Augmented Feedback
Practice Conditions
Practice Variability and Specificity
The Amount and Distribution of Practice
Whole and Part Practice
Mental Practice
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