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Flashcards in Skill Deck (14):
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Skill

The learned ability to bring about predetermined results with the minimum outlay of time, energy or both.

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Open skill

A skill performed in an unstable, changing, unpredictable environment.

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Closed skill

A skill performed in a stable, unchanging, predictable environment.

4

Gross skill

A skill that uses large muscle groups.

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Fine skill

A skill that uses smaller muscle groups.

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Self-paced skill

When the performer controls the start and speed of the skill.

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Externally-paced skill

When the performer has no control over the start and speed of the skill.

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Discrete skill

A skill that has a clear beginning and end.

9

Serial skill

A skill that contains several discrete skills in order to make a more integrated movement.

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Continuous skill

A skill that has no clear beginning and end, one end phase of the movement blends into the start phase of the next cycle.

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Low organised skill

A skill that is easy broken into parts.

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High organised skill

A skill that is not easily broken into parts.

13

Simple skill

A skill that requires few decisions when being performed.

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Complex skill

A skill that requires decision making using lots of information when performed.