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Visual perception and action in sports

Visual perception and action in sports

Williams, A. M; Davids, K; Williams, J. G. P. (John Garrett Pascoe)

This book provides a detailed review of much of the exsisting research on visual perception and sports performance. It summarises and integrates the findings of up to 500 articles and covers many diverse areas such as motor behaviour

Book. English.
Published London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1999

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Statement of responsibility: A. M. Williams, K. Davids and J. G. Williams
ISBN: 041918290X, 0419248005, 9780419182900, 9780419248002
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-425) and index.
Physical Description: xvii, 441p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Visual perception.; Sports Psychological aspects.


  1. Part 1. Cognition in Action: Indirect theories of perception and action
  2. An overview 1. Attention in Sport 2. The Visual System Hardware: Sport functional properties 3. Anticipation and Decision Making in Sport 4. Visual Search Strategy and Sports Performance Part 2. Perception and Action: Direct theories of perception and action 5. Information and Dynamics: The dynamical systems approach Part 3. Skill Acquisition in Sport: Cognitive and dynamical systems perspectives
  3. The acquisition of movement co-ordination 6. Observational Learning in Sport