Core 2 – Factors affecting performance

Focus Question – “How does the acquisition of skill affect performance?”

Students learn about Students learn to
·        stages of skill acquisition

–    cognitive

–    associative

–    autonomous

  • assessment of skill and performance

–    characteristics of skilled performers, eg kinaesthetic sense, anticipation, consistency, technique

–    objective and subjective performance measures

–    validity and reliability of tests

–    personal versus prescribed judging criteria

·        examine the stages of skill acquisition by participating in the learning of a new skill, eg juggling, throwing with the non-dominant arm

 

develop and evaluate objective and subjective performance measures to appraise performance