ERIC Number: EJ1033871
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
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The Effects of Verbal Instruction and Shaping to Improve Tackling by High School Football Players
Harrison, Antonio M.; Pyles, David A.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v46 n2 p518-522 Sum 2013
We evaluated verbal instruction and shaping using TAG (teaching with acoustical guidance) to improve tackling by 3 high school football players. Verbal instruction and shaping improved tackling for all 3 participants. In addition, performance was maintained as participants moved more quickly through the tackling procedure.
Descriptors: Athletes, High School Students, Verbal Communication, Teaching Methods, Auditory Stimuli, Team Sports, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Feedback (Response)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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