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Motor Learning and Development 3rd Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

Motor Learning and Development 3rd Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

$132.95 CAD


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    Different from any other motor behavior text on the market, Motor Learning and Development, Third Edition With HKPropel Access, combines two subdisciplines of motor behavior in an accessible and easy-to-follow manner. By uniting these two disciplines under the same cover, the text prepares students to create, apply, and evaluate motor skill programs for people of all skill and development levels.

    Motor Learning and Development, Third Edition, outlines the fundamental concepts of both motor learning and motor development. It explores movement patterns across all ages throughout the human life span, including the influences of life transitions and individual and sociocultural constraints. The text provides a complete framework for students to consider the many variables for each individual and then create and implement developmentally appropriate movement programs.

    The third edition has been revised and updated with current research and examples, and it includes the following enhancements:
    • Expanded coverage of fundamental movement skills and skill classification
    • Four new chapters exploring the assessment of gross motor development, sociocultural constraints, developmental models for instruction, and program design
    • Additional videos illustrating fundamental motor skills, motor milestones, and infant reflexes
    • New supplemental activities at the end of each chapter prompting students to apply concepts from the text to their own life experience
    Motor Learning and Development, Third Edition, also has related online activities and video clips designed to encourage critical thinking and application of concepts. Lab activities, which can be assigned by instructors in HKPropel, require students to complete hands-on assignments and draw conclusions. Over 90 videos demonstrate people of various ages, including infants, completing motor tasks so students can observe and assess movements throughout the life span firsthand.

    Other learning aids within the book include chapter objectives, glossary terms, sidebars, and supplemental activities to emphasize the evolution from research to practice. Opening vignettes in each chapter demonstrate the breadth of professions that use research in motor behavior.

    Motor Learning and Development, Third Edition, offers a foundation for understanding how humans acquire and continue to develop their movement skills throughout the life span.

    Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with this ebook.


    Textbook for undergraduate courses that merge motor development and motor learning; reference for researchers in motor behavior, coaching education, and physical education.
    Theory and Foundational Concepts

    Chapter 1. Perspectives in Motor Behavior
    Defining the Fields of Motor Behavior
    Motor Control
    Motor Learning
    Motor Development
    History of Motor Competence Research

    Chapter 2. Theoretical Constructs in Motor Behavior
    Information-Processing Theory
    Ecological Approach
    Dynamic Systems Approach

    Chapter 3. Understanding Movement Control
    Reaction Time
    Sensory Contributions

    Chapter 4. Skill Classification
    Skill Classification
    Skill Versus Ability

    Chapter 5. Stages of Skill Acquisition
    Motor Learning Stages
    Link to Dynamic Systems Approach
    Practical Use of Learning Models

    Chapter 6. Assessing Motor Learning
    Indicators of Motor Skill Learning
    Performance and Learning Tests
    Games Classification for Promoting Transfer
    Promoting Positive Transfer for Any Motor Skill

    Life Span Physical Activity and Movement

    Chapter 7. Infant Motor Development
    Prenatal Development
    Sensory Capabilities
    Early Movements
    Infants at Risk

    Chapter 8. Locomotor and Stability Skills in Childhood
    Fundamental Motor Skills
    Locomotor Skills

    Chapter 9. Object Control Skills in Childhood
    Development of Object Control Skills

    Chapter 10. Movement in Adulthood
    Physical Activity
    Self-Regulation in Physical Activity
    Peak Athletic Performance
    Movement Patterns

    Chapter 11. Assessment of Gross Motor Development
    Motor Performance Versus Development
    Categories of Assessment

    Individual and Environmental Constraints

    Chapter 12. Physical Development
    Nature and Nurture
    Physical Growth and Maturation
    Body System Constraints

    Chapter 13. Physical Aging
    Skeletal System
    Muscular System
    Aerobic Capacity
    Cardiovascular System
    Nervous System
    Endocrine System
    Body Composition
    Sensory System

    Chapter 14. Knowledge and Cognitive Constraints
    Knowledge Constraints
    Cognitive Constraints

    Chapter 15. Psychosocial and Affective Constraints
    Psychosocial Constraints
    Affective Constraints

    Chapter 16. Sociocultural Constraints
    Cultural Background

    Designing Developmentally Appropriate Programs

    Chapter 17. Developmental Models for Instruction
    Motor Development Models
    Sport Development Models

    Chapter 18. Prepractice Considerations
    Goal Setting
    Verbal Instruction
    Directing Attention and Providing Guidance

    Chapter 19. Practice
    Variable Practice
    Contextual Interference Effect
    Practice Specificity
    Part and Whole Practice
    Distribution of Practice
    Mental Practice and Imagery

    Chapter 20. Feedback
    Functions of Feedback
    Types and Modalities of Feedback
    Providing Effective Feedback

    Chapter 21. Program Design
    Gold Standards Versus Variability
    Ecological Task Analysis
    Pamela S. Beach, PhD, is a professor of motor behavior at State University of New York at Brockport (SUNY Brockport), where she serves as the associate director of the honors college. She is the cofounder and codirector of the Institute of Movement Studies for Individuals with Visual Impairments (IMSVI). Dr. Beach regularly publishes and presents nationally and internationally. Her research focuses on motor competence and balance in individuals with and without sensory impairments. Dr. Beach is the author of over 65 peer-reviewed publications and has presented at over 125 national and international conferences. She has also organized the International Symposium on Physical Activity and Individuals With Visual Impairments or Deafblindness. She has authored two previous editions of the textbook Motor Learning and Development, published by Human Kinetics, which has been widely adopted in university courses. Dr. Beach serves as the vice president of the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID) and has served as chair of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Motor Development and Learning Academy and as a board member of the American Kinesiology Association (AKA). She has earned the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Roland Fontaine Award for Student Engagement from SUNY Brockport as well as the Corinne Kirchner Research Award from the American Federation for the Blind. She resides in western New York with her husband, three children, and two dogs.

    Melanie Perreault, PhD, is an associate professor of motor behavior and the coordinator of the kinesiology program in the department of kinesiology, sport studies, and physical education at State University of New York at Brockport (SUNY Brockport). She is also the communications director for the Institute of Movement Studies for Individuals with Visual Impairments (IMSVI). Dr. Perreault teaches undergraduate courses on motor development and motor learning and graduate courses on research. She received SUNY Brockport’s Honors Mentor Award and Faculty-Student Engagement Award in 2022 for her work with undergraduate student research.

    Dr. Perreault’s main area of research focuses on motor development in children with sensory impairments. She has published over 25 peer-reviewed articles and contributed to four books, including Lesson Planning for High School Physical Education and Motor Learning and Development, Second Edition, published by Human Kinetics. Dr. Perreault and her research team received the Corinne Kirchner Research Award from the American Federation for the Blind in 2020 and the Recognition Award from the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation in 2021 for their contributions to the field. She currently serves on the board of the American Kinesiology Association (AKA) and as a member-at-large for the International Motor Development Research Consortium.

    Ali Brian, PhD, CAPE, is an associate professor in the department of physical education at the University of South Carolina, where she serves as the founder and director of the Physical and Developmental Disabilities Research Lab as well as the founder and coordinator of the new adapted physical education master’s degree program. Dr. Brian has served as the chair of the Research Council for SHAPE America and as the vice president elect for the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID). She is also an associate editor for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and serves on the editorial boards for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy. Dr. Brian was given the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award by the NCPEID in 2021 as well as the Corinne Kirchner Research Award by the American Federation for the Blind in 2020.

    Dr. Brian is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed publications and has presented at over 150 national and international conferences. Her research focuses on establishing underlying mechanisms (e.g., gross motor, psychological, and social-cognitive development) that drive positive developmental trajectories for the health of children and youth with and without disabilities.

    Douglas H. Collier, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology, sport studies, and physical education at State University of New York at Brockport (SUNY Brockport). Collier was a delegate to the Jasper Talks (1985), a significant policy workshop that became the catalyst to Collier’s career-long interest in motor development. For the past three decades, his research agenda has examined various facets of motor development that pertain to the education of typically developing children and those with identifiable disabilities. He is also interested in positive and proactive solutions to challenging behavior in school-age learners. Collier has presented his research at multiple national and international conferences concerned with the study of motor development and pedagogy.

    Over the course of his 24-year career in higher education, Collier has served in multiple leadership positions at local, state, and national levels. He is a member of the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (NAFAPA), the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), and the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA).

    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel.

    Instructor guide. Includes sample answers to the What Do You Think? and Try This sidebars from the book (and also in HKPropel). It also includes troubleshooting tips for each chapter and its labs.

    Test package. Contains more than 450 questions in multiple-choice, true-false, and essay formats. The files may be downloaded for integration with a learning management system or printed for use as paper-based tests. Instructors may also create their own customized quizzes or tests from the test bank questions to assign to students directly through HKPropel. Multiple-choice and true-false questions are automatically graded, and instructors can review student scores in the platform.

    Presentation package. Features more than 500 PowerPoint slides of text, artwork, and tables from the book that can be used for class discussion and presentation. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly within PowerPoint or printed to make handouts for students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.

    Instructors also receive access to all student materials in HKPropel. For Motor Learning and Development, Third Edition, this includes laboratories for each chapter; learning activities; and over 90 videos demonstrating people of various ages, including infants, completing motor tasks.


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