Topic 6 - Factors affecting learning

  1. Define massed practice
    continuously practicing the same skill over a long period of time, good for discrete skills
  2. Define distributed practice
    involves practicing a skill with rest periods in between each practice
  3. Define whole practice
    involves learning a skill in its whole complete form, useful with simple skills
  4. define part practice
    involves breaking the whole skill down into smaller parts, learning the parts individually
  5. define internal feedback
    proprioceptors within the joints gives the athlete a feeling of movement (within the body)
  6. define external feedback
    involves receiving stimuli from external sources (coach or parents), maintaining or modify's motor plan.
  7. define chunking
    if a coach chunks bits of information together there will be less 'bits' of information to process, eg. 'get in take off position' instead of the explanation.
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Topic 6 - Factors affecting learning
Topic 6