ERIC Number: EJ406320
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Distribution of Practice in Motor Skill Acquisition: Different Effects for Discrete and Continuous Tasks.
Lee, Timothy D.; Genovese, Elizabeth D.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, v60 n1 p59-65 Mar 1989
Results from a study involving 80 undergraduates indicate that acquisition and retention of a motor skill, developed through practice of a movement timing task, were facilitated by distributed practice on the continuous task, but by massed practice on the discrete task. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Distributed Practice; Massed Practice; Ontario