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[KP161] - Final Exam Guide - Ultimate 27 pages long Study Guide!


Department
Kinesiology & Physical Education
Course Code
KP161
Professor
Michael Cinelli
Study Guide
Final

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KP161
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Introduction
January 4, 2017
3:03 PM
Email to contact: mcinelli@wlu.ca
Assess motor skills involved in everyday movement
-teach practice/training experience
CHAPTER 1:
Motor skill acquisition/performance:
-task
-learner
-environment
Learning: relatively permanent change in a persons capability to execute a motor skill as a result
of practice of experience
-Through repeated observations of an individuals performance, we infer whether the individual has
learned the skill.
Motor Learning vs. Motor Control:
Motor learning: involved in acquisition/ refining motor skills
Motor Control: neural, physical, behavioral, aspect underlying human movement.
Motor Skill: (4 criteria)
Goal oriented
Body and/or limb movement required
Voluntary movement
Must be learned
Skill Classifications:
Precision of movement
Nature of movement organization
Predictability of the environment
Context in which skills are performed
Action requirements of the skills
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Fine motor skill: precise movement, smaller musculature
Gross motor skill: multi-limb movement, larger musculature
Nature of movement organization:
Discrete skill
-beginning and end points are clearly defined
Continuous skill
-beginning and end are arbitrary (go until you can't)
Serial skills
-collective sequences of discrete skill
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