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ERIC Number: EJ870164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0270-1367
Factors Influencing Children's Performances of a Steady-State Bimanual Coordination Task
Lantero, Dawn A.; Ringenbach, Shannon D.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, v80 n2 p205-212 Jun 2009
Children ages 4, 6, and 8 years and adults performed self-selected, continuous, unimanual and bimanual coordination tasks for 30 s. The length of time performing the task was investigated as a potential control parameter. As hypothesized, all groups spent less time in antiphase than in in-phase coordination as the trial continued. These results were interpreted as evidence that the length of time performing a task is a control parameter embedded in any task. The importance of studying control parameters in various developing systems is discussed. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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