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The possible benefits of reduced errors in the motor skills acquisition of children

Overview of attention for article published in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology, January 2012
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Title
The possible benefits of reduced errors in the motor skills acquisition of children
Published in
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology, January 2012
DOI 10.1186/1758-2555-4-1
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Authors

Catherine M Capio, Cindy HP Sit, Bruce Abernethy, Rich SW Masters, Capio CM, Sit CH, Abernethy B, Masters RS

Abstract

An implicit approach to motor learning suggests that relatively complex movement skills may be better acquired in environments that constrain errors during the initial stages of practice. This current concept paper proposes that reducing the number of errors committed during motor learning leads to stable performance when attention demands are increased by concurrent cognitive tasks. While it appears that this approach to practice may be beneficial for motor learning, further studies are needed to both confirm this advantage and better understand the underlying mechanisms. An approach involving error minimization during early learning may have important applications in paediatric rehabilitation.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 1 2%
Unknown 65 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 18 27%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 14%
Student > Bachelor 8 12%
Researcher 6 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 6 9%
Other 12 18%
Unknown 7 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 31 47%
Medicine and Dentistry 10 15%
Psychology 6 9%
Social Sciences 4 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 3%
Other 3 5%
Unknown 10 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 March 2017.
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#10,158,719
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Outputs from Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology
#30
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#70,148
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