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Contents Preface Acknowledgments Part I Introduction to Skill Acquisition Theory and the Constraints-Led Approach Chapter 1 Traditional Theories of Skill Acquisition Skill Acquisition: Definition and Theories Common Features of Traditional Theories Implications for Movement Practitioners Summary Chapter 2 Dynamical Systems Theory: Physical Constraints on Coordination Complex Systems: A Definition Constraints in Complex Systems Emergent Behavior in Human Movement Constraints and Movement Coordination Interacting Constraints Coordination Processes in Human Movement Systems Functional Role of Variability in Movement Systems Summary Chapter 3 Informational Constraints on Coordination: An Ecological Perspective Ecological Psychology and Information Information¿Movement Coupling Haptic Information Constraints on Movement Acoustic Information Constraints on Movement Summary Chapter 4 Redefining Learning: A Constraints-Led Approach The Perceptual-Motor Landscape Newell¿s Model of Motor Learning Practical Issues for Learning Role of the Movement Practitioner: Nonlinear Pedagogy Hands-Off Practitioners Summary Part II Applying the Constraints-Led Approach Chapter 5 Understanding the Dynamics of Skill Acquisition Constructing the Perceptual-Motor Landscape The Practitioner¿s Perspective Summary Chapter 6 Dealing With Individual Differences: Implications for a Nonlinear Pedagogy Intrinsic Dynamics of the Movement System Variation in Athletic Performance Individual Differences in Practical Settings Developing Decision-Making Skills Summary Chapter 7 Organizing Practice to Optimize Learning The Constraint of Time in Practice Manipulating Task Constraints in Practice Strategies for Structuring Practice Summary Chapter 8 Using Verbal Guidance Effectiveness of Verbal Communication Strategies Verbal Communication as a Temporary Informational Constraint Attentional Focus and Verbal Communication Interaction of Verbal Instructions and Feedback Verbal Communication and Movement Disorders Summary Chapter 9 Directing Observational Learning as Directed Search Directed Search and Observational Learning Observational Learning in Social Contexts Visual Perception Perspective on Observational Learning Learner-Regulated Video Feedback Summary Chapter 10 Implementing the Constraints-Led Approach: Case Studies Practice and an External Focus of Attention Dynamics of Learning the Soccer Chip Individual Differences in Amputee Gait Practice Organization for Soldiers Instructions for Student Drivers Modeling to Direct Students¿ Learning Summary Glossary References Index About the Authors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Physical education and training.
Physical education and training -- Psychological aspects.
Movement, Psychology of.