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Contents Preface Acknowledgments Credits Part One Introduction to Motor Performance and Learning Chapter 1 Getting Started Preview Overview Motor Skill: What Is It? The Chicken and the Egg: Motor Performance and Motor Learning Situation-Based Approach to Motor Performance and Learning Summary From Principles to Practice Chapter 2 Processing Information and Making Decisions Preview Overview Information-Processing Approach Reaction Time and Decision Making Information Processing Under Conditions of High and Low Arousal and Anxiety Attentional Capacity: A Limitation to Information Processing Three Memory Systems Summary From Principles to Practice Part Two Principles of Human Skilled Performance Chapter 3 Sensory Contributions to Skilled Performance Preview Overview Sources of Sensory Information Closed-Loop Control Systems Reflexive Modulations in Movement Skills Role of Two Visual Systems in Movement Control Visual Control of Motor Performance Summary From Principles to Practice Chapter 4 Movement Production and Motor Programs Preview Overview Motor Program Concept Open-Loop Control Within the Conceptual Model Generalized Motor Programs Summary From Principles to Practice Chapter 5 Principles of Motor Control and Movement Accuracy Preview Overview Relative Timing Determinants of Accuracy in Rapid Movements Combining the Principles: A Batting Example Summary From Principles to Practice Chapter 6 Individual Differences and Motor Abilities Preview Overview Concept of Individual Differences Abilities and Individual Differences Summary From Principles to Practice Part Three Principles of Skill Learning Chapter 7 Preparing for the Learning Experience Preview Overview Defining the Learning Experience The Learner Assessing Progress Summary From Principles to Practice Chapter 8 Supplementing the Learning Experience Preview Overview Preliminary Considerations Skill Presentation Techniques Forms of Practice Summary From Principles to Practice Chapter 9 Structuring the Learning Experience Preview Overview Practicing Several Skills Varied Practice: Practicing Several Versions of the Same Skill Random or Blocked Practice Versus Varied or Constant Practice Combining Random and Varied Practice Practicing for Consistent and Varied Stimulus-Response Mapping Summary From Principles to Practice Chapter 10 Providing Feedback During the Learning Experience Preview Overview Classifying Feedback Properties of Extrinsic Feedback Practical Considerations When Providing Information Feedback Summary From Principles to Practice Part Four Integration and Applications Chapter 11 Facilitating Learning and Performance Preview Overview Working Strategy for Providing Instructional Assistance Four Case Studies Assessment of Learner Progress Summary Chapter 12 Applying the Principles of Skill Learning Preview Overview Now It¿s Your Turn Example Final Comment Appendix References Index About the Authors
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Motor learning -- Textbooks.