24B – Sport Science Shorts: Bobbing, Weaving & Deceptive Actions

Why do even the most elite athletes sometimes get completely fooled by a killer step-over move in soccer, head fake in football, or cross-over dribble in basketball? Where should an athlete look on their opponent’s body to avoid being deceived? What brain areas are involved in the perception of deceptive actions?
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Detecting Deception in Movement: The Case of the Side-Step in Rugby
Deceptive Body Movements Reverse Spatial Cueing in Soccer
Fooling the kickers but not the goalkeepers: behavioral and neurophysiological correlates of fake action detection in soccer
Brain regions concerned with the identification of deceptive soccer moves by higher-skilled and lower-skilled players

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