Contextualised skill acquisition research : a new framework to study the development of sport expertise

UEHARA, Luiz, BUTTON, Chris, FALCOUS, Mark and DAVIDS, Keith (2016). Contextualised skill acquisition research : a new framework to study the development of sport expertise. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 21 (2), 153-168.

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Background: Under the view of dynamical system theory, expertise in sports emerges from the interaction of multiple constraints. At an individual level, important interactions amongst constraints could include the relationships that evolve between one's family, playmates/coaches, and specific training activities. Or more broadly, other environmental constraints can be the strong socio-cultural-historical contexts that influence expertise development in sports around the world, such as rugby (e.g. New Zealand) and football (e.g. Brazil). An increasing number of studies have demonstrated the influence of environmental constraints on the development of sport expertise. Whilst making important contributions to knowledge, such studies have been limited in scope and fail to consider in depth how informal and even aversive learning environment constraints affect skills development.

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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2016 10:37
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2019 16:15

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