How does knowledge constrain sport performance? An ecological perspective
Araujo, Duarte, Davids, Keith W., Cordovil, Rita, Ribeiro, Joao, & Fernandes, Orlando (2009) How does knowledge constrain sport performance? An ecological perspective. In Araujo, Duarte, Ripoll, Hubert, & Raab, Markus (Eds.) Perspectives on Cognition and Action in Sport. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Suffolk, United States of America, pp. 119-131.
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From an ecological perspective knowledge signifies the degree of fitness of a performer and his/her environment. From this viewpoint, the role of training is to enhance this degree of fit between a specific athlete and the performance environment, instead of the enrichment of memory in the performer. In this regard, ecological psychology distinguishes between perceptual knowledge or "knowledge of" the environment and symbolic knowledge or "knowledge about" the environment. This distinction elucidates how knowing how to act (knowing of) as well as knowing how to verbalise memorial representations (e.g., a verbal description of performance) (knowing about) are both rooted in perception. In this chapter we demonstrate these types of knowledge in decision-making behaviour and exemplify how they can be presented in 1 v 1 practice task contraints in basketball.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
Table of Contents:
1. The organization of action in complex neurobiological systems pp. 1-13
2. Catching two visual systems at once: Ventral and dorsal system contributions in the visual regulation of human movement pp. 15-25
3. Interpersonal Coordination Tendencies, Decision-making and Information Governing Dynamics in Rugby Union pp.27-42
4. Information for regulating action in sport: Metastability and emergence of tactical solutions under ecological constraints pp. 43-57
5. Increasing stochastic perturbations enhances acquisition and learning of complex sport movements pp. 59-73
6. Levels of complexity in performance pp. 75-85
7. What is the influence of knowledge on player’s behaviour? pp. 89-93
8. Some Constraints on Recognition Performance in Soccer pp.95-107
9. Knowledge of Athletes as Cues for Simple Choices pp. 109-117
10. How does knowledge constrain sport performance? An ecological perspective pp. 119-131
11. Extending the Rather Unnoticed Gibsonian View that ‘Perception is Cognitive’: Development of the Enactive Approach to Perceptual-Cognitive Expertise pp. 133-146
12. Judgment and Decision Making in Sport and Exercise: A Concise History and Present and Future Perspectives pp.149-156
13. The development of decision making skill in sport: an ecological dynamics perspective pp.157-169
14. Cognitive models of athlete decision making pp. 171-180
15. Conceptual considerations about the development of a decision-making training method for expert soccer referees. pp. 181-190
16. The Quiet Eye as a factor in Decision Making in Motor Performance pp. 191-209
17. The Role of Attention and Movement Variability in the Production of Skilled Performance pp. 207-221
|Keywords:||Knowledge, Cognition, Perception, Action, Dynamics|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600) > Motor Control (110603)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
|Deposited On:||11 Nov 2009 00:50|
|Last Modified:||23 Dec 2015 15:07|
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