8. Practice and Play in the Development of Sport Expertise

  1. Gershon Tenenbaum and
  2. Robert C. Eklund
  1. Jean Côté,
  2. Joseph Baker and
  3. Bruce Abernethy

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch8

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Côté, J., Baker, J. and Abernethy, B. (2007) Practice and Play in the Development of Sport Expertise, in Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition (eds G. Tenenbaum and R. C. Eklund), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738114

Online ISBN: 9781118270011

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Keywords:

  • sport expertise;
  • informal learning opportunities;
  • skill development;
  • practice;
  • training questionnaires

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Practice and Skill Development

  • Play and Skill Development

  • Evidence on the Respective Roles of Practice and Play in Skill Development

  • Implications for Early Sport Activities: to Sample Or to Specialize?

  • Environmental Factors That Elicit and Support Practice and Play

  • Toward an Integrated Framework for Understanding the Role of Practice and Play in Skill Development

  • Conclusion