Informational constraints on performance of dynamic interceptive actions
Greenwood, Daniel Alexander (2014) Informational constraints on performance of dynamic interceptive actions. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Utilising quantitative and qualitative research methods the thesis explored how movement patterns were coordinated under different conditions in elite athletes. Results revealed each elite athlete's ability to use multiple, varied information sources to guide successful task performance, highlighting the specific role of surrounding objects in the performance environment to perceptually guide behaviour. Combining elite coaching knowledge with empirical research enhanced understanding of the role of vision in regulating interceptive behaviours, enhancing the representative design of training environments. The main findings have been applied to training design of the Athletics Australia National Jumps Centre at the Queensland Academy of Sport in preparation for the World Indoor Championships, World Championships, and Olympic Games for Australian long and triple jumpers.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Renshaw, Ian & Davids, Keith|
|Keywords:||perception-action coupling, locomotor pointing, locomotor pointing, neurobiological degeneracy, representative design, experiential knowledge, gait regulation, vertical reference point, cricket, track and field|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||24 Feb 2014 00:36|
|Last Modified:||01 Sep 2015 22:24|
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