Chapter 8. Skill Acquisition in Childhood and Adolescence

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Robert M. Malina

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch8

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Malina, R. M. (2007) Skill Acquisition in Childhood and Adolescence, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255

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Keywords:

  • skill acquisition;
  • adolescence;
  • trainability;
  • readiness;
  • movement patterns

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Basic concepts

  • Movement Patterns and Skills

  • Dynamical Systems Perspective

  • Cognitive Psychology Perspective

  • Development of Basic Movement Patterns

  • Motor Performance

  • Trainability of Motor Skills

  • Implications for Youth Sports

  • Future Directions

  • References