Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports and other high performance domains. Hosted by Rob Gray, professor of Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University, the podcast will review basic concepts and discuss the latest research in these areas.
A discussion with Bill Warren from Brown University about his extensive body of work using an ecological approach to perceptual-motor control. Topics include affordances, calibration, information-based v internal model control, why “behavior is regular without being regulated” and where the...
A discussion about practice warm-up sessions. What should their purpose really be? How can we innovate and re-design them to promote exploration and pave the way for motor learning?
A discussion with Frans Bosch about his new book, Anatomy of Agility – Movement Analysis in Sport. Why is it critical to take into account the body’s interests when coaching movement? Why is stability more important than perfecting a movement? How can a coach manipulate variability in practice to...