Undergraduate Catalog

PER 232 Motor Learning

Students will study the central factors that make up the best approach to the acquisition of motor skills, while leading physical activities in a variety of settings. Topics include basic concepts of motor learning, development of motor responses, the nature of motor learning, feedback, timing, information processing, transfer of learning, perception, personality and performance, motivation, and practice conditions. The topics will focus on principles of human performance and principles of skill learning and how to integrate these principles in real life situations. For each major topic, guiding principles for the physical education and recreation leaders are presented.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Prerequisites: PER 200; PER Majors or Athletic Coaching Minors; or permission of the instructor.

Distribution

Bachelors, Minor, Undergraduate