TITLE

A Movement Processing Paradigm and the Curriculum in Physical Education

AUTHOR(S)
Bressan, Elizabeth S.
PUB. DATE
April 1987
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1987, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on curriculum development in physical education. A paradigm of movement learning and processing is presented. The authors highlight differences between scientific and professional theories. Acquisition of motor control skills, and neurological skills are discussed. The role of the brain in muscle control and skill acquisition is incorporated in the paradigm. Theories of motor control are explained, skill acquisition, movement pattern creation, and developmental influences. Application of motor control and motor ability theories to physical education is addressed.
ACCESSION #
20751747

 

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