Rob

123 – The Legacy of James J Gibson I: Invariants & Direct Perception

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The first episode in a series looking at the incredible contributions of JJ Gibson to the study of perception and action. What is direct perception? What are invariants? How do these ideas form the foundation for ideas like the constraints led approach and ecological dynamics?
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Articles:
The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception
The Senses Considered as Perceptual Systems
Perception with an Eye for Motion

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122 – Reflections on the FBR Summit: Putting Self Organization into Practice

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Some reflections on the excellent Skill Acquisition Summit I recently attended at the Florida Baseball Ranch. What are some of the best practices for using self-organization for developing sports skills?
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Florida Baseball Ranch Summit
Comparing cueing and constraints interventions for increasing launch angle in baseball batting

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121 – How Much Variability in Practice & When? Does Water Immersion Enhance Motor Learning?

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A look at a couple interesting recent articles on motor learning. How much variability should we add to practice and when? Are skills strengthened when they are reconsolidated when performing slight variations? Does sitting in chest deep water improve skill acquisition?
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Articles:
Motor Skills Are Strengthened through Reconsolidation
Comparison of motor skill learning, grip strength and memory recall on land and in chest-deep water

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120 – Perceptual-Motor Calibration

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A look at the process of perceptual-motor calibration. How do we scale our perception of affordances in the environment to our action capabilities? What conditions are needed to allow for effective calibration and recalibration?
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Articles:
A systematic review on perceptual-motor calibration to changes in action capabilities
Perceiving affordances: visual guidance of stair climbing
Calibration Is Both Functional and Anatomical
Gut Estimates: Pregnant women adapt to changing possibilities for squeezing through doorways

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119 – Interview with Jeff Fairbrother, Tennessse, Motor Learning, Feedback, Focus of Attention

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A discussion with Jeff Fairbrother, Professor of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Studies at the University of Tennessee. We discuss the effect of repeated retention tests on learning, self controlled feedback and the effects of a coach overriding feedback choice, and focus of attention strategies.
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More info about my guest:
https://krss.utk.edu/faculty-staff/fairbrother-bio/
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jeffrey_Fairbrother
https://twitter.com/jtfairbro

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118 – Interview with Paul Venner, Dutch Baseball, Variability & Constraints in Movement, S&C

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A discussion with Paul Venner, Head of Athletic Performance at Dutch Baseball and Founder of Ultimateinstability. We discuss the important role of movement variability in training, using water to amplify information about movement, connecting skill acquisition and S&C through the lens of organismic constraints, and Paul’s presentation at the upcoming Florida Baseball Ranch Dutch Baseball Skill Acquisition Summit.
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More information about my guest:
www.linkedin.com/in/paulvenner
www.ultimateinstability.com

https://sullivanrehab.lpages.co/skill-acquisition-for-baseball-summit/

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115 – Interview with Randy Sullivan, Florida Baseball Ranch, Skill Acquisition Summit

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A discussion with Randy Sullivan, CEO and owner of Florida Baseball Ranch. We discuss how Randy’s approach to skill development and injury rehabilitation has evolved, the “how to” of self-organization and preview the upcoming The Florida Baseball Ranch & Dutch Baseball Skill Acquisition Summit.
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Florida Baseball Ranch & Dutch Baseball Skill Acquisition Summit (Sept 8-9, 2018):
www.floridabaseballranch.com/summit

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114 – Interview with Israel Halperin, Skill Acquisition Training & Research, Cueing, Combat Sports

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A discussion with Israel Halperin, combat sports coach and researcher from Tel Aviv, Israel. We discuss the use of focus of attention cues, the role of athlete autonomy in training programs, how S&C and Skill Acq can better support each other, and how to improve the research methods we are using in motor learning.
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More information about my guest:
https://twitter.com/israel_halperin?lang=en
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Israel_Halperin/contributions
http://complementarytraining.net/podcast-12-training-chats-with-israel-and-mladen-episode-1/

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