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Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

By John Honeybourne

Series Editor: Professor J A Mangan, Frank Galligan

Routledge – 2006 – 160 pages

Series: Student Sport Studies

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  • Add to CartPaperback: $58.95
    978-0-415-34936-9
    August 6th 2006
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    978-0-415-34935-2
    August 7th 2006

Description

This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. The book also examines the ways in which skills can be developed most effectively and addresses issues such as:

  • characteristics and classifications of abilities and skills in sport
  • information processing in sport
  • motor programmes and motor control
  • phases of learning
  • presentation of skills and practices.

A valuable resource for students and teachers in physical education, sport studies and sports science courses as well as for coaches who want to develop their theoretical knowledge.

Name: Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By John HoneybourneSeries Editor: Professor J A Mangan, Frank Galligan. This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the...
Categories: Skill Acquisition, Motor Control and Development, Sport Psychology, Coaching Science, Kinesiology