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Motor Learning and Performance A Problem Based Learning Approach

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ISBN-10: 0880115009

ISBN-13: 9780880115001

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Facsimile)

Authors: Richard A. Schmidt, Craig A. Wrisberg

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List price: $52.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Richard A. Schmidt, PhD, is professor emeritus in the department of psychology at UCLA. He currently runs his own consulting firm, Human Performance Research, working in the area of human factors and human performance. Known as one of the leaders in research on motor behavior, Dr. Schmidt has more than 35 years' experience in this area and has published widely.The originator of schema theory, Dr. Schmidt founded the Journal of Motor Behavior in 1969 and was editor for 11 years. He authored the first edition of Motor Control and Learning in 1982, followed up with a second edition of the popular text in 1988, and collaborated with Tim Lee for the third edition in 1999 and fourth edition in…    

Natasha Zaretsky is assistant professor of history at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.Natasha Zaretsky is assistant professor of history at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

An Introduction to Motor Performance and Learningp. 1
Getting Startedp. 3
Individual Differences and Motor Abilitiesp. 25
Principles of Human Skilled Performancep. 53
Processing Information and Making Decisionsp. 55
Sensory Contributions to Skilled Performancep. 89
Movement Production and Motor Programsp. 123
Principles of Motor Control and Movement Accuracyp. 147
Principles of Skill Learningp. 173
Preparing for the Learning Experiencep. 175
Supplementing the Learning Experiencep. 201
Structuring the Learning Experiencep. 231
Providing Feedback During the Learning Experiencep. 255
Integration and Applicationsp. 287
Facilitating Learning and Performancep. 289
Applying the Principles of Skill Learningp. 313
Referencesp. 319
Creditsp. 326
Indexp. 327
About the Authorsp. 339
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