Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners / Edition 3 available in Paperback
Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners is designed to provide an applications-based approach to the principles of motor learning and control. The goal of the text is tp prepare future practitioners to be able to design experiences that will maximize their students', athletes', clients', and patients' skill acquisition and performance potential. The text is particularly intended for students of physical education, coaching, physical and occupational therapy and athletic training.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Cheryl A. Coker currently teaches in both the Physical Therapy Program and the Department of Health and Human Performance at Plymouth State University, USA. She received her undergraduate degree in Physical Education from Louisiana State University, where she was also an All-American and a member of the NCAA Championship Women’s Track and Field Team. Upon completion of her master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Virginia, she joined the faculty at New Mexico State University, where she taught for 14 years.
Coker is a motor learning specialist who draws from her experiences as a teacher, coach, and athlete to assist practitioners in putting theory into practice. In addition to Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners, she has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters, and has given more than 80 presentations throughout the United States and internationally. She is a fellow of the Research Consortium in the Society of Health and Physical Educators and of the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance Professionals.
Table of ContentsChapter 1 Introduction to Motor Learning and Control
Chapter 2 Understanding Movement Preparation
Chapter 3 Behavioral Theories of Motor Control
Chapter 4 Neural Mechanisms: Contributions and Control
Chapter 5 Stages of Learning
Chapter 6 The Learner: Pre-Instruction Considerations
Chapter 7 Skill Presentation
Chapter 8 Practice Design Factors
Chapter 9 Practice Schedules
Chapter 10 Diagnosing Errors
Chapter 11 Correcting Errors