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Linacre, John Michael – Popular Measurement, 1999
Explains a technique for measuring the ability of college basketball teams, enabling the researchers to predict the winners at least as well as sports experts. (SLD)
Descriptors: Athletics, Educational Research, Games, Measurement Techniques
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Bjørndal, Christian Thue; Ronglan, Lars Tore – Sport, Education and Society, 2021
The development of young athletes is a complex process characterised by dynamic changes and uncertainty [Abbott, A., Button, C., Pepping, G.-J., & Collins, D. (2005). Unnatural selection: Talent identification and development in sport. "Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences," 9(1), 61-88]. Talent development systems are…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Athletes, Youth, Team Sports
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Adé, David; Ganière, Caroline; Louvet, Benoît – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Introduction: Social roles in physical education (PE) classes have been much studied, especially mentoring and coaching roles. The studies have shown that mentoring and coaching are beneficial not only for motor learning, but also for methodological and social learning. To our knowledge, the role of the student referee in PE lessons has never been…
Descriptors: Role, Student Experience, Student Motivation, Middle School Students
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Webster, Collin A.; Connolly, Graeme; Schempp, Paul G. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2009
Background: Based on the idea that students remember best what is presented last, the lesson closure is commonly identified as an important component of effective teaching and has recently surfaced as a routine practice of expert teachers in sport. Despite its link to both effective and expert instruction, the lesson closure has seen scarce…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Teacher Effectiveness, Racquet Sports, Athletics
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Weigelt, Matthias; Memmert, Daniel – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2021
Purpose: The purpose was (1) to test a new version of a mental rotation task (MRT), which assesses mental rotation abilities of men and women for sport-specific items, and (2) to investigate potential differences in MRT performance, which are based on athletic expertise. Methods: Eighty-eight basketball experts (42 females) and 123 novices (64…
Descriptors: Athletes, Team Sports, Spatial Ability, Visualization
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LaPlaca, David A.; Schempp, Paul G. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the skills, knowledge, and experiences differentiating expert and competent strength and conditioning (S&C) coaches. Method: The participants were 87 elite-level head S&C coaches with an average of over 18 years of coaching experience. These coaches were employed by teams from the MLB,…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Muscular Strength, Athletic Coaches, Team Sports
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Walker, Seth G.; Mattson, Stephanie L.; Sellers, Tyra P. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2020
Several studies have examined the efficacy of behavior analytic coaching strategies in sports to increase performance fluency. Rock climbing is a multifaceted sport requiring mastery of several complex behavior chains in order to successfully navigate climbing surfaces. To date, most investigations have focused on the physiological aspects of rock…
Descriptors: Accuracy, Physical Activities, Athletes, Modeling (Psychology)
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Ward, Paul; Suss, Joel; Basevitch, Itay – Technology, Instruction, Cognition and Learning, 2009
The aim of this article is to provide an overview of research on expertise and training in complex domains. First, we present a summary of the origins of the research on expertise and the development of current theory in expert performance. Then we present a synopsis of the literature on expert performance in sport and perceptual-cognitive skills…
Descriptors: Expertise, Training, Athletics, Perceptual Development
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Kay, Tess; Bradbury, Steven – Sport, Education and Society, 2009
This paper analyses the capacity of youth sport volunteering to contribute to the development of social capital. Following a review of the emergence of social capital as a key theme in UK sport policy, the paper focuses on the ability of a structured sports volunteering programme to equip young people with skills for effective volunteering, and…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Young Adults, Social Capital, Skill Development
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Skowronski, Waldemar; Horvat, Michael; Nocera, Joe; Roswal, Glenn; Croce, Ron – Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 2009
The Eurofit Special Test is a battery of motor fitness tests resulting from a 10-year project of the Committee of Experts for Sports Research and is comprised of strength, speed, flexibility, and balance. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the Eurofit Special was able to distinguish variations in functioning among individuals…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Replication (Evaluation), Gender Differences, Physical Fitness
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McPherson, Sue L. – Quest, 1994
Explores issues and research relevant to sport tactical knowledge development and expertise. The paper discusses controversies concerning methodological tools, possible levels of analysis in sport research, sport tactical knowledge and expertise, a protocol structure model for sport, and expert-novice sport research. (SM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Higher Education, Knowledge Level, Literature Reviews
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Scharfen, Hans-Erik; Memmert, Daniel – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2019
An extraordinary physiological capacity combined with remarkable motor control, perception, and cognitive functioning is crucial for high performance in sports. Tests that assess the physical abilities are already well established. Moreover, a growing area of research evolved in the recent past that is particularly concerned with the basic…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Executive Function, Athletes, Expertise
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Lyngstad, Idar – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
Physical Education (PE) in school aims to help pupils experience the joy of movement through various forms of physical activity and to acquire a positive attitude to physical activity and exercise. The teacher's task is to mediate the joy of movement and instil a positive attitude to exercise in the pupils. Drawing on the methodology of van Manen…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education Teachers, Exercise
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Williams, A. Mark; Fawver, Bradley; Hodges, Nicola J. – Frontline Learning Research, 2017
The expert performance approach, initially proposed by Ericsson and Smith (1991), is reviewed as a systematic framework for the study of "expert" learning. The need to develop representative tasks to capture learning is discussed, as is the need to employ process-tracing measures during acquisition to examine what actually changes during…
Descriptors: Expertise, Performance, Individual Differences, Learning Processes
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Williams, A. Mark; Fawver, Bradley; Hodges, Nicola J. – Frontline Learning Research, 2017
The expert performance approach, initially proposed by Ericsson and Smith (1991), is reviewed as a systematic framework for the study of "expert" learning. The need to develop representative tasks to capture learning is discussed, as is the need to employ process-tracing measures during acquisition to examine what actually changes during…
Descriptors: Expertise, Performance, Individual Differences, Learning Processes
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