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ISE Motor Learning and Control: Concepts and Applications

12th Edition
126057055X · 9781260570557
Motor Learning and Control: Concepts and Applications, 12e, is an introduction to the study of motor learning and control for students who aspire to become practitioners in exercise science, physical education, and other movement-oriented professions… Read More
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Preface 
Dedication 

UNIT ONE Introduction to Motor Skills and Abilities 

1 The Classification of Motor Skills 
2 The Measurement of Motor Performance 
3 Motor Abilities 

UNIT TWO Introduction to Motor Control 

4 Neuromotor Basis for Motor Control 
5 Motor Control Theories 
6 Sensory Components of Motor Control 
7 Performance and Motor Control Characteristics of Functional Skills 
8 Action Preparation 

UNIT THREE Attention and Memory 

9 Attention as a Limited Capacity Resource 
10 Memory Components, Forgetting, and Strategies 

UNIT FOUR Introduction to Motor Skill Learning 

11 Defining and Assessing Learning 
12 The Stages of Learning 
13 Transfer of Learning 

UNIT FIVE Instruction and Augmented Feedback 

14 Demonstration and Verbal Instructions 
15 Augmented Feedback 

UNIT SIX Practice Conditions 

16 Practice Variability and Specificity 
17 The Amount and Distribution of Practice 
18 Whole and Part Practice 
19 Mental Practice 

Glossary 
References
Name Index
Subject Index


Motor Learning and Control: Concepts and Applications, 12e, is an introduction to the study of motor learning and control for students who aspire to become practitioners in exercise science, physical education, and other movement-oriented professions. Each chapter presents motor learning and control as a set of principles and guidelines based on research evidence. The authors’ clear writing style and practical applications will help students build a solid foundation and prepare them for further exploration on their own.


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