Chapter 13. Skill in Sport

  1. Francis T. Durso4,
  2. Raymond S. Nickerson Associate Editor5,
  3. Susan T. Dumais Associate Editor6,
  4. Stephan Lewandowsky Associate Editor7 and
  5. Timothy J. Perfect Associate Editor8
  1. Bruce Abernethy1,3,
  2. Jonathan P. Maxwell2,
  3. Robin C. Jackson2 and
  4. Richard S. W. Masters2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch13

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Abernethy, B., Maxwell, J. P., Jackson, R. C. and Masters, R. S. W. (2008) Skill in Sport, in Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition (eds F. T. Durso, R. S. Nickerson, S. T. Dumais, S. Lewandowsky and T. J. Perfect), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Texas Tech University, USA

  2. 5

    Tufts University, USA

  3. 6

    Microsoft Corporation, USA

  4. 7

    University of Western Australia, Australia

  5. 8

    University of Plymouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Human Performance, the University of Hong Kong, China

  2. 2

    Institute of Human Performance, the University of Hong Kong, China

  3. 3

    School of Human Movement Studies, the University of Queensland, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015346

Online ISBN: 9780470713181

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Keywords:

  • sports;
  • knowledge acquisition;
  • mental health;
  • professional societies;
  • decision-making

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The History and Scope of Cognitive Sport Psychology

  • Effects of Cognitive Factors on Sports Performance

  • Effects of Sports Participation on Cognition

  • Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions

  • References