Exam 1 Review - Chapter 1 1. Discuss how the terms actions...

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Chapter 1 1. Discuss how the terms actions and movements are related to motor skills. Give an example that illustrates this relationship 2. What are three reasons for distinguishing between actions and movements? 3. Describe the one dimension that distinguishes two categories in each of the following skill classification schemes, and give three examples of motor skills for each category: (a) gross vs. fine motor skills; (b) discrete vs. continuous motor skills; (c) closed vs. open motor skills. 4. What are the two dimensions used to classify skills in the Gentile Taxonomy? Describe the four classification characteristics included under each of these two dimensions. 5. What does the term regulatory conditions refer to in Gentile’s skill classification system? Why are regulatory conditions important to consider when categorizing skills? What does the term intertribal variability mean in Gentile’s skill classification system? How does this term provide an additional characteristics for distinguishing open and closed motor skills? Give two examples of Motor Skills for each of the four categories of skills that are created by this added distinction. Chapter 2 1. Describe the differences between performance outcome measures and performance production measures. Give three examples for each of these measures of motor performance. 2. Describe how simple RT, choice RT, and discrimination RT situations differ. What does it mean to fractionate RT? How does MT differ from RT? 3. What different information can be obtained about a person’s performance by calculating AE, CE, and VE when performance accuracy is the movement goal? 4. How would you determine the type of problem a golfer needs to correct based on the results of a series of missed putts?
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5. How can performance error can be determined for a continuous skill such as steering a car on a road? 6.
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course KIN 315 taught by Professor Abraham during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Exam 1 Review - Chapter 1 1. Discuss how the terms actions...

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