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Gross and Fine
• Gross- Involves large muscle movements where there is little concern for precision eg; running • Fine- Involves more intricate movements using small muscle groups. Usually involve accuracy. Eg wrist finger action of a spin bowler in cricket
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Open and Closed
• Open- involves movement skills that are affected by the environment. Predominantly perceptual and require decision making eg: pass in football • Closed- movement skills that are not affected by the environment. They are usually self paced with the
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discrete, serial and continuous
• Discrete- movement skills that have a clear beginning and clear end. If the skill has to be repeated it must be started again. Eg; catching a ball, penalty • Serial- movement skills that have a number of discrete elements that are put together in a
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self paced and externally paced
• Self paced- The performer determines when the movement skill starts together with the rate at which it proceeds. Generally closed skills. Eg tennis serve • Externally paced- the control of the movement skill is not determined by the performer but b
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simple and complex
• Simple skills- performers will have little information to process and few decisions to make, as well as a small number of subroutines in which speed and timing is not critical. Eg swimming • Complex skills- high perceptual load as there are many de
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• Open- involves movement skills that are affected by the environment. Predominantly perceptual and require decision making eg: pass in football • Closed- movement skills that are not affected by the environment. They are usually self paced with the

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Open and Closed

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• Discrete- movement skills that have a clear beginning and clear end. If the skill has to be repeated it must be started again. Eg; catching a ball, penalty • Serial- movement skills that have a number of discrete elements that are put together in a

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• Self paced- The performer determines when the movement skill starts together with the rate at which it proceeds. Generally closed skills. Eg tennis serve • Externally paced- the control of the movement skill is not determined by the performer but b

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• Simple skills- performers will have little information to process and few decisions to make, as well as a small number of subroutines in which speed and timing is not critical. Eg swimming • Complex skills- high perceptual load as there are many de

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