Excerpts — Motor Learning and Performance 5th Edition With Web Study Guide
Because skills make up such a large part of human life, scientists and educators have been trying for centuries to understand the determinants of skills and the factors that affect their performance.
As you’ll recall from chapter 2, the movement programming stage is the third in the sequence of information-processing stages.
One useful addition to the collection of activities in a practice session is to ask the learner to rehearse skills to be learned mentally, without performing actual, overt physical practice.
In many, if not most, real-world settings, the learner’s goal is to acquire more than a single skill or task in a limited practice period, sometimes even in a single practice period.