Laterality in Sports: Theories and Applications

Laterality in Sports Theories and Applications summarizes recent research on the neurophysiological foundations of handedness, and how left or right lateralization affecting primary hand use, foot use, and eye use affects motor control, performance outcome, skill acquisition, and achievement of sports expertise both for one on one sports and team sports As laterality rLaterality in Sports Theories and Applications summarizes recent research on the neurophysiological foundations of handedness, and how left or right lateralization affecting primary hand use, foot use, and eye use affects motor control, performance outcome, skill acquisition, and achievement of sports expertise both for one on one sports and team sports As laterality research has matured, greater focus has been given to applications in human endeavours and, in particular, sport The book examines performance within individual sports, and discusses the coaching ramifications of coaching to a specific lateralization preference.Describes the neurophysiological foundations of handednessDiscusses the origins and development of laterality in humansSummarizes the impact of laterality on motor control and sports performanceEncompasses research on both individual and team sportsIncludes research on skill acquisition, coaching, and development of expertiseCovers research on laterality in preferred hand, foot, and eye use in sports
Laterality in Sports Theories and Applications Laterality in Sports Theories and Applications summarizes recent research on the neurophysiological foundations of handedness and how left or right lateralization affecting primary hand use foot use

  • Title: Laterality in Sports: Theories and Applications
  • Author: Florian Loffing Norbert Hagemann Bernd Strauss Clare MacMahon
  • ISBN: 9780128014264
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Hardcover
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