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Ecological Task Analysis and Movement

ISBN-10: 0736051856

ISBN-13: 9780736051859

Edition: 2007

Authors: Geoffrey D. Broadhead, Walter E. Davis

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List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Publication date: 3/21/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Contributors
Prologue
Strengthening the Foundation of Ecological Task Analysis
Task Constraints and Movement Organization: A Common Language
Role of Constraints on Action
Mapping Movement to Task Constraints
Actions, Tasks, and Theories of Motor Learning and Control
Summary
Functional Role of Variability in Movement Coordination and Disability
Current Perspectives on Variability and Stability in Coordination
Role of Variability in Maintaining Stable Movement Performance
Role of Variability in Pattern Change
Assessing the Nature of Variability
Current Perspectives on the Role of Variability in Disability
Implications for Further Research and Clinical Practice
Summary
Conceptualizing Choice as Central to the ETA Applied Model: Broadening the Vision
Conceptualization of Choice
How Choice Is Unnecessarily Eliminated
Implications for Instruction
Summary
Perception-Action Judgments in Children With Learning Disabilities
Methods
Results
Discussion
Future Research Directions Employing ETA
Summary
Manipulating a Control Parameter in Overhand Throwing
Methods
Results
Discussion
Summary
Enhancing Instruction Using Ecological Task Analysis
Empowerment in Coaching
What Is Empowerment Coaching?
Coach Questioning
Teaching Games for Understanding
Developing Team Culture
Case Study: Establishing Quality Team Culture
Summary
Enhancing Responsible Student Decision Making in Physical Activity
Role of the Teacher in an ETA Approach
Implementing ETA in Physical Education
Practical Implications for Teaching Physical Education
Summary
Ecological Task Analysis in Games Teaching: Tactical Games Model
Development of the Tactical Games Model
Actions as Relations, Not Parts
Tasks Categorized by Function and Intention
Essential and Nonessential Variables
Direct Links Between Task Goal and Constraints
Application of TGM to the ETA Applied Model
Summary
Systematic Ecological Modification Approach to Skill Acquisition in Adapted Physical Activity
Theoretical Foundation
Development of the Systematic Ecological Modification Approach
Selected Practical Examples of Ecological Modification
Summary
Providing Decision-Making Opportunities for Learners With Disabilities
Rationale for Providing Choice
Knowledge and Skills Needed for Implementing Choice
Teaching Choice: Role of the Instructor
Practical Tools for Applying ETA
Implications for Research
Summary
Using Ecological Task Analysis in Physiotherapy
Across the Motor Learning-Physiotherapy Divide
Ecological Task Analysis Applied to Physiotherapy
Organization of Therapeutic Play: Emphasis on Fluidity
Self-Regulation of Arousal
Ecological Task Analysis in Assessment Procedures
Implications for the Therapist's Role
Summary
Ecological Approach to the Care of Persons With Neurological Disabilities
Brain and Behavior
Approaches to Persons With Disabilities
Personal Experience Related to the Functional Model
Behavior and Development as Self-Organization
Implications for the Development of Physical and Social Well-Being
Outline of Context-Oriented Care
Summary
Interface of the KB and ETA Approaches
Knowledge-Based Approach
Combining the KB and ETA Approaches
Summary
Epilogue
References
Index
About the Editors