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The Perception & Action Podcast - Sports Science & Psychology Talk

Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports, driving and aviation. Hosted by Rob Gray, professor of Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University, the podcast will review basic concepts and discuss the latest research in these areas.
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Nov 8, 2016

Which is better: specific or variable practice?  How does it depend on what you are trying to achieve in terms of retention and transfer of skill? The ultramarathon as a complex system and my report on surviving my first one!

 

Articles/links:

A sensorimotor basis for motor learning: evidence indicating specificity of practice

Specificity and variability of practice

Specificity of Learning a Sport Skill to the Visual Condition of Acquisition

 

Cave Creek Thriller 2016:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVk-ECgORD4

 

More information:

http://perceptionaction.com/

My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)

My ASU Web page

Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)

 

Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

#1s – Long Way to Go

Zaki Ibrahim & Fresh Kils - Long Time Running

Paul Collins Beat – Long Time Gone

Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy

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