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Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition (2nd Edition)

Applications for Physical Education and Sport

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Integrating theory with practice, this core textbook provides a structured and sequential introduction to motor learning and motor control. Part 1 begins by introducing what motor learning is and how movement is controlled,...

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Integrating theory with practice, this core textbook provides a structured and sequential introduction to motor learning and motor control. Part 1 begins by introducing what motor learning is and how movement is controlled, before exploring how a learning environment may be manipulated to assist in the learning and performance of movement skills. Part 2 explores motor control from neural, behavioural and dynamic systems perspectives. Part 3 provides an overview of considerations in applying motor learning and skill acquisition principles to physical education, exercise and sports science. Chapters are illustrated with flowcharts and diagrams to aid students' understanding, and include activities and end-of-chapter review questions to consolidate knowledge.
Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition is essential reading for all Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science and Sports Coaching students.

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Provides a structured and sequential approach to three key topic areas: motor learning, motor control and skill acquisition

Integrates theory and practice, enabling students to apply theory to a real world context that they can easily relate to

Surveys both traditional and constraints-led perspectives to motor learning and skill acquisition

Contains activities and end-of-chapter review questions to consolidate knowledge

New and updated chapters on skill acquisition approaches, talent identification and development, and performance analysis and feedback as well as separate chapters on practice design and task modification, and practice organisation and planning

Contains additional content on decision-making, tactical and strategic skills, traditional and constraints-led skill acquisition approaches, practice design, and skill-drill and game-based practice for skill acquisition

Supported by a bank of online lecturer resources, including PowerPoints, MCQs and lab activities

Preface
Part 1: Motor Learning
Chapter 1: Introduction to Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition
Chapter 2: Movement and Sport Skills
Chapter 3: Learning and Performance of Motor Skills
Chapter 4: Changes in Learning
Chapter 5: Abilities and Talent Identification and Development
Chapter 6: Transfer of Learning
Part 2: Motor Control
Chapter 7: Attention and Memory
Chapter 8: Movement Planning and Preparation
Chapter 9: Senses Influencing Motor Control and Motor Learning
Chapter 10: Neuromuscular Mechanisms
Chapter 11: Theories of Motor Control and Motor Learning
Part 3: Skill Acquisition
Chapter 12: Skill Acquisition Approaches and Instructional Methods
Chapter 13: Skill and Task Presentation and Instruction
Chapter 14: Practice Schedules
Chapter 15: Practice Variability
Chapter 16: Practice Design and Task Modification. Chapter 17: Practice Organisation and Planning
Chapter 18: Other Types of Practice
Chapter 19: Performance Analysis and Feedback
Chapter 20: Providing Feedback
Index.


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Michael Spittle is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University. He teaches and researches in the areas of motor learning, skill acquisition, motor development, and applied movement science. Michael has an undergraduate degree and honours in physical education, postgraduate qualifications in education and psychology, and a PhD in motor learning and skill acquisition. He is the author of numerous journal articles and textbooks on skill acquisition in physical education and sport. Michael's research focuses on skill acquisition in areas such as practice design, performance analysis, sports analytics, performance-enhancing technologies, developing game sense, mental...

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Michael Spittle is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University. He teaches and researches in the areas of motor learning, skill acquisition, motor development, and applied movement science. Michael has an undergraduate degree and honours in physical education, postgraduate qualifications in education and psychology, and a PhD in motor learning and skill acquisition. He is the author of numerous journal articles and textbooks on skill acquisition in physical education and sport. Michael's research focuses on skill acquisition in areas such as practice design, performance analysis, sports analytics, performance-enhancing technologies, developing game sense, mental practice and imagery, and decision-making training in settings ranging from physical education through to high-performance sport.

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