Motor Learning and Control: From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition
- William H. Edwards
- ISBN-10: 0495010804
- ISBN-13: 9780495010807
- 544 Pages | Hardcover
- COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
The goal of Motor Learning and Control: From Theory to Practice is to introduce students to the dynamic field of motor learning and control in ways that are meaningful, accessible, and thought-provoking. This text offers a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the major areas of study in motor learning and control using several different perspectives applied to scholarly study and research in the field. Presenting the most current theories applied to the study and understanding of motor skills, this text is filled with practical examples and interactive applications to help students prepare for careers in movement-related fields.
"...The major advantages of Edwards, MOTOR LEARNING AND CONTROL: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE, are readability and application. I think students will find it fairly user-friendly and engaging, particularly with the application activities included in the chapter." --Stacey Gaines, Texas A&M University—Kingsville
— Stacey Gaines
2. What Is a Skill?
3. The Neurological Bases of Human Movement
4. Theoretical Perspectives
5. The Learning of Motor Skills
6. Memory and Learning
7. Stages of Learning
8. Individual Differences
9. Preparing Learners for Practice: Motivation and Attention
10. Instructions and Demonstrations
11. Scheduling the Learning Experience
12. Providing Feedback
Appendixes (Including Labs)
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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