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The principles of motor performance and learning

Significantly updated, Motor Learning and Performance describes the principles of motor performance and learning in a style that is accessible even to students with little or no knowledge of physiology, psychology, statistical methods and other basic sciences.

It outlines the basics of motor skill learning, building a strong understanding of how skills are acquired and perfected through practice and how to apply the concepts to a variety of real-world settings.

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World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport IX

World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport IX
University of Worcester

Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th July, 2012

The programme contains presentations from leading international keynote speakers from the world of Performance Analysis, over 120 oral presentation spaces for original world class research and six hours of formal poster presentation sessions to disseminate learning from cutting edge science and research covering all aspects of the analysis of sport & performance.

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How motor development affects motor learning

Motor Learning and Development examines the development of movement skill from infancy to adulthood and how differing motor, cognitive and social abilities affect when, why and how an individual learns motor skills.

It provides practicing and student teachers with a thorough understanding of the factors that drive the development of motor skills throughout the life span.

Price: £55.99 I €67.20
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Behavioural aspects of Motor Control

Significantly updated with current research, new learning features and more references, this new edition explains this complex topic in a clear and comprehensive manner.

This outstanding introduction to the field, focuses on those aspects of motor behaviour that can be observed directly as well as the many factors that affect the quality of these performances and the ease with which they can be learned.

Additionally, the text examines some of the neurological and biomechanical processes that create complex movement behaviours, reflecting the convergence toward a shared understanding of complex movement behaviours across the fields of motor behaviour and motor learning, motor control and biomechanics.

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5th Edition of Directory of Sport Science

The Directory of Sport Science, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive reference work covering the entire field of exercise science.

Written by the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) and a team of international scholars, this book gives readers an informed overview of the sport science field with discussion of key functions, methodology, history, organisations, and resources for each sub-discipline and thematic area.

This book will deepen the common understanding of each prominent area of sport science and strengthen the field as a whole. Readers will gain a clear view of the history and current status of each sub-discipline in exercise science, and they will receive essential information to expand their study of the field and explore their potential contributions to its development and success.

An invaluable reference for those currently working in the field of sports science and for those studying to do so.

Price: £38.00 I €41.80
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