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Jun 2, 2020

Celebrating the 300th episode by looking at how my personal views about perceptual-motor control and skill acquisition have been shaped by my experiences and changed over time.

Why is it difficult to catch a poorly thrown or kicked football? A perceptual perspective

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Jun 1, 2020

A discussion with Kate Wilmut from Oxford Brookes University. How is the perception of affordances, motor control and planning affected in Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)? How are embodied perception and actions related? How are changes in motor control related to changes in executive function (e.g....

May 28, 2020

I am joined by Duarte Araujo, Marianne Davies, Ben Franks & Stuart Armstrong to discuss the topic of affordances. How do affordances invite opportunities for action and how do we select between them? How can coaches design practice activities to encourage athletes to accept these invitations?



Affordances can...

May 26, 2020

I am joined by Joe Baker, David Mann, Joerg Schorer and Nick Wattie to discuss topics including: what exactly is “talent”, how good are we at talent ID/selection and what impacts does it have on sports and society, what are the pros and cons of early specialization, and the future conferencing.

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May 25, 2020

A discussion with James Rudd from Liverpool John Moores University. What are the trends in movement competency/skill in children in recent years? How should we be assessing skill and Physical Literacy? How do nonlinear and linear approaches to PE compare in terms of developing competency and creativity in movement...