PTA 201 Kinesiology

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Search for Books on Motor Learning  keywords: "motor learning"

    On Reserve

    Schmidt, R. A., Lee, T. D., Winstein, C. J., Wulf, G., & Zelaznik, H. N. (2019). Motor control and learning: A behavioral emphasis (6th ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

    • Chapter 12: The Learning Process (pp. 375-400): Closed-Loop Theory, Schema Theory, and Hierarchical Control

    Shumway-Cook, A., & Woollacott, M. H. (2017). Motor control: Translating research into clinical practice (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.  [PTA 201 Reserve]

    • Hierarchical theory: pp. 8-10
    • Theories of motor learning: pp. 26-32

    Find Articles in Library Databases

    Schmidt, R. A. (1975). A schema theory of discrete motor skill learning. Psychological Review, 82(4), 225-260. doi:10.1037/h0076770

    Schmidt’s seminal article on Schema Theory is available in PsycArticles

    Search "motor learning AND schema" in Academic Search Complete.

    Many of the articles have full-text available. If full-text is not available in Academic Search Complete, you can click on Find Full-Text or Request Copy to link to another database for that article, find out whether the SUNY Broome Library has a print subscription for that journal, or request the article from another library via Interlibrary loan. You will need to set up an ILLIad account the first time you request an item.

    The Dec. 2003 issue of Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport has several articles on Schema Theory. Scroll down the page to Browse Specific Issues to locate the Dec. 2003 issue.

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