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Author Magill, Richard A.

Title Motor learning : concepts and applications / Richard A. Magill
Edition Sixth edition
Published Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, [2001]


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Description xvi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Unit I. Introduction to Motor Skills and Abilities: 1. The classification of motor skills; 2. Motor abilities; 3. The measurement of motor performance -- Unit II. Introduction to Motor Control: 4. Motor control theories; 5. Performance characteristics of complex skills; 6. Proprioception and vision; 7. Action preparation --Unit III. Attention and Memory: 8. Attention as a limited capacity resource; 9. Visual selective attention; 10. Memory components, forgetting, and strategies -- Unit IV. Introduction to Motor Skill Learning: 11. Defining and assessing learning; 12. The stages of learning; 13. Predicting performance for later learning stages; 14. Transfer of learning -- Unit V. Instruction and Augmented Feedback: 15. Demonstration and verbal instructions; 16. The effect of augmented feedback on skill learning; 17. The content of augmented feedback; 18. The timing of augmented feedback -- Unit VI. Practice Conditions: 19. Practice variability; 20. Practice distribution; 21. The amount of practice; 22. Whole and part practice; 23. Mental practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-348) and indexes
Subject Motor learning.
LC no. 00060929
ISBN 007232936X alkaline paper
0071181725 International edition