KSR 586 - Motor Learning and Performance in Sport

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

This course will explore recent and seminal research in the field of motor learning and performance in sport. A number of current theories and models will be discussed as well as the experimental literature concerned with the learning and performance of skilled movement across a diverse range of sport contexts. Also covered in this course will be various issues concerning the `nature' of motor skills, transfer of practice and feedback, as well as their integration with the retention of motor skills with specific application to the practice of coaching as a complex and highly integrated act. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KSR 586 or KSR 786.

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