Table of contents for Motor learning and performance : a situation-based learning approach / Richard A. Schmidt, Craig A. Wrisberg.

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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Motor learning -- Textbooks.
Learning.
Motor Activity.
Kinesthesis.
Psychomotor Performance.