Nov 20 – Knowledge Chapter 14
Excellent athletes have vast knowledge in their sport. This knowledge comes from
experience. Knowledge is an individual functional constraint and it interacts with
task constraints. Knowledge is specific to the topic we are dealing with.
Types of Knowledge
• Something that is expressed in declarative sentences. This is knowing factual
information. It sums up theory (ex. In theory..), rules of the theory, the fact
that j is the 10 letter in the alphabet. Another example is driving theory. You
may know how the car works, but you don't know how to drive. Declarative
knowledge is how to do something and how best to do something. Knowing
Procedural knowledge – knowing how to do something in accordance with specific
Strategic knowledge – knowing general rules or strategies that apply to many
• These are general rules and strategies that you can apply across situations
• If we can manipulate space and time, we can control and be successful on
offense and defence.
Level of knowledge in each area will depend on how much they know about a topic.
The more k