Heather Hopkins and John Sileo

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Heather Hopkins and John Sileo 4) Discuss the results of this lab in terms of whether they support the general motor ability hypothesis or the specificity of motor abilities hypothesis. Be specific about which hypothesis is supported and why the hypothesis is supported and what it means in terms of our understanding of human motor abilities. The data and results collected from these tests more closely support the hypothesis of specificity of motor abilities. Each individual has independent motor abilities and performs
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Unformatted text preview: differently on each test depending on their specific skills. One of my partners who demonstrated these two tests showed skilled ability in one, but the other was much more challenging. This helps to illustrate that if you are successful on one balance test, it does not always translate to success in the other. This idea is supported by the correlation coefficient. Because of this, data supports this evidence of the specificity of motor abilities hypothesis....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course KINES 3513 taught by Professor Gemmert during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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