Flashcards in Sport Phsychology 2 Deck (18):
A learned cation with the intention of bringing about a pre-determined result.
An inherited stable trait that determines an individuals potential to acquire more skills.
Requires few decisions and little concentration, can be learnt fairly quickly as a beginner.
Example of a basic skill
Walking, jogging, throwing/catching
Requires much decision making, can be taught after mastery of basic skills. Takes considerable time to master correctly.
Example of complex skill
A skill performed to deal with a changing/ unstable environment.
Example of open skill
A skill unaffected by external factors
Example of closed skill
Self paced skill
The skill is started when a performer decides. Speed, rate and pace are controlled throughout.
Example of a self-paced skill
High jump, long jump
Externally paced skill
The skill is started due to external factors and is controlled by these throughout.
Example of externally-paced skill
Skill that uses large muscle groups to perform big, strong, powerful movements.
Example of gross skill
A skill involving small, precise movements, showing high levels of accuracy and coordination. Involves use of small groups of muscles.