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ERIC Number: EJ870146
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 59
ISSN: ISSN-0270-1367
Conditions of Practice in Perceptual Skill Learning
Memmert, D.; Hagemann, N.; Althoetmar, R.; Geppert, S.; Seiler, D.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, v80 n1 p32-43 Mar 2009
This study uses three experiments with different kinds of training conditions to investigate the "easy-to-hard" principle, context interference conditions, and feedback effects for learning anticipatory skills in badminton. Experiment 1 (N = 60) showed that a training program that gradually increases the difficulty level has no advantage over the randomized variant. Experiment 2 (N = 60) pointed out that when comparing the blocked (lateral before depth dimension) perceptual training group with the random perceptual training group a significant advantage for the random group was found in the retention test (depth error). Experiment 3 (N = 40) demonstrated that training with reduced feedback (66%) is no more effective than 100% feedback training in a group of novice performers. (Contains 3 figures and 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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