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Early Development of the Use of Visual Information for Action and Perception

Vision and Goal-Directed Movement : Neurobehavioral Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...At the age of 3 mo, infants can already intercept slowly moving objects (van Hof, van der Kamp, & Savelsbergh, 2002, 2006, 2008; von Hofsten, 1980, 1983; von Hofsten & Lindhagen, 1979). Obviously, these infants are not yet proficient...

The Preparation and Control of Multiple-Target Aiming Movements

Michael A. Khan

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Michael A. Khan, PhD, is a professor of motor control and learning and head of the School of Sport, Health, and Exercise Sciences at Bangor University in Wales, United Kingdom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Werner F. Helsen

Werner F. Helsen

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Ian M. Franks

Ian M. Franks

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Vision and Goal-Directed Movement : Neurobehavioral Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...It is well known that the processes associated with specifying and organizing a response increase as a function of the number of response elements (Henry & Rogers, 1960; Klapp, 1995). These additional preparatory processes have been...

Putting It All Together: The Motor Skill Learning Cycle

Jeffrey T. Fairbrother

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fundamentals of Motor Behavior

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Sacramento Bee/Zuma Press/Icon SMI✓ The phases and steps of the motor skill learning cycle✓ How to consider the influence that the learner, the task, and the performance setting have on the design of instruction✓ How to plan for practice...

Motor Development

Robert M Malina

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PhD, FACSM Research Professor Tarleton State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Claude Bouchard

PhD, FACSM Executive Director Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oded Bar-Or

MD, FACSM Director Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre McMaster University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2004

Ebook Chapter

...The acquisition of competence in motor activities is an important developmental task of childhood. All children, except some with severe disabilities, have the potential to develop and learna variety of fundamental movement patterns...

Lateralization of Goal-Directed Movement

Vision and Goal-Directed Movement : Neurobehavioral Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...This chapter discusses the neural foundations of motor lateralization, or handedness. First we examine lateralization, a phenomenon that has been described for a variety of neural systems. Next, we discuss evidence for both cultural...

Genetic Regulation Of Growth, Maturation, And Performance

Robert M Malina

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PhD, FACSM Research Professor Tarleton State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Claude Bouchard

PhD, FACSM Executive Director Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oded Bar-Or

MD, FACSM Director Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre McMaster University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2004

Ebook Chapter

...Growth, maturation, and physical performance are commonly assumed to be affected by heredity, that is, they are subject to the influences of both biological and cultural inheritance. Cultural heredity, or cultural inheritance, refers...

Vision and Movement Planning

Vision and Goal-Directed Movement : Neurobehavioral Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...If the old adage “seeing is believing” is true, the link between what we see and what we do should be relatively simple and straightforward: See then act! From a perspective of motor preparation, it is easier to explain seeing than...

Visual Selective Attention and Action

Vision and Goal-Directed Movement : Neurobehavioral Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...The rapid manual aiming movement has been an extremely useful task for studying the programming and control of goal-directed actions and the neural substrates underlying aiming processes in both average and special populations. The research...

Systems Approach

Kathleen M. Haywood

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Kathleen M. Haywood, PhD, is a professor and associate dean for graduate education at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, where she researches life span motor development and teaches courses in motor behavior and development, sport psychology, and biomechanics. She earned her PhD in motor behavior from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mary Ann Roberton

Mary Ann Roberton, PhD, is professor emeritus and past director of the School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Roberton has been researching and writing about motor development for over 35 years and is well known for her study of developmental sequences in motor development and its application for physical education teachers and physical therapists. In addition to Advanced Analysis of Motor Development, Roberton has authored one scholarly book, several book chapters, numerous journal articles, and invited and refereed papers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nancy Getchell

Nancy Getchell, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Delaware in Newark. She has taught courses in motor development, motor control and learning, research methods, and women in sport. For nearly 20 years, Getchell has focused her research on motor development. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advanced Analysis of Motor Development

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...We saw in chapter 1 that early motor development researchers tended to emphasize the role of maturation, especially the maturation of the nervous system, in driving development. Then in chapter 2 we saw that movement and behavioral science...

Theoretical Approaches to Motor Development

Infant Motor Development

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...This chapter will do the following:Provide an overview of the important historical periods in infant motor development theoryDescribe three different approaches to understanding motor development: maturational, cognitive, and dynamic...