Skills

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  • Created on: 27-11-14 13:03
Skill
Learned behaviour to bring about pre-determined results with maximum certainty often with the minimum outlay of time, energy or both as a result of evaluating information and decision making
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Ability
Inherited, innate, stable traits that determine a person's potential to acquire skills, E.g. Coordination, balance, agility, speed of reaction
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Motor Ability
a series of genetically inherited traits that determine an individuals coordination, balance and speed of reactions
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Perceptual Ability
to be able to take in information, recognise it and make sense of it
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Cognitive skill
the use of the brain to reason and problem solve as a result of learning and experience
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Perceptual skill
selecting, interpreting and making sense of the information from our senses
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Psycho-motor skill
movement decided upon and controlled by the brain
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Open skill
skill affected by the environment, or performed in a dynamic changing situation or environment
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Closed skill
skill performed in a stable, unchanging environment, where the environment has little or no impact on the performance of the skill
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Externally paced skill
a skill that is initiated by something other than the performer. The pace at which the skill is performed is dictated by the factors other than the performer
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Self paced skill
the performer decides when the movement is begun and the pace at which the movement is performed
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Gross skill
a strong powerful movement requiring the use of the major muscle groups. Where fine control is not possible or required
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Fine skill
small, precise movement showing high levels of accuracy and coordination, using small muscle groups
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Continuous skill
no clear beginning and end, one end phase of the movement blends into the start of the next phase of the cycle
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Serial skill
series of specific movements (often discrete) chained together in a sequence
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Discrete skill
a movement with a clear beginning and end
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Inherited, innate, stable traits that determine a person's potential to acquire skills, E.g. Coordination, balance, agility, speed of reaction

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Ability

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a series of genetically inherited traits that determine an individuals coordination, balance and speed of reactions

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to be able to take in information, recognise it and make sense of it

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the use of the brain to reason and problem solve as a result of learning and experience

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