When using action observation and motor imagery in combination for motor learning purpose, the scheduling of AO and MI is still an open issue. How should we schedule combinations of AO and MI to get the best out of it? And why is this the case?Continue reading “How to best schedule AO and MI for learning”
Cognitive control in expert performance?
Kuo-Ping Wang, a PhD student currently working with the Neurocognition and Action Group at Bielefeld University, is researching on questions related to attention, conscious control and performance, both in experts as well as during learning.Continue reading “Cognitive control in expert performance?”
AO, MI, AO+MI and cognitive performance
How does a combination of motor imagery and action observation (in comparison to motor imagery or action observation alone) affect cognitive performance? And how does this translate into motor performance?Continue reading “AO, MI, AO+MI and cognitive performance”
VR and Mental Training
It’s in press. An invited chapter on Virtual Reality and Mental Training as part of the book Advancements in Mental Skills Training edited by Maurizio Bertollo, Edson Filho and Peter Terry.Continue reading “VR and Mental Training”
Children, analogies, and motor learning
Together with Christopher Meier from the Sports and Education group here in Bielefeld, I’ve been working on the use of analogies in children. In his PhD project, he focused on the question how analogies influence motor learning, especially in skilled athletes (see here).
Looking at both their performance and their representation structures in motor memory, we recently published a study on the impact of analogy and explicit verbal instructions in junior tennis players (see here).Continue reading “Children, analogies, and motor learning”
Thanks FEPSAC 2019
Our RIO-Symposium on Motor Imagery during Action Observation was one of the first symposia of this year‘s FEPSAC Congress at the University of Münster in Germany. Continue reading “Thanks FEPSAC 2019”
Imagery in physical education
How can we use imagery for physical education such that it adds to motor learning, and such that it can be implemented straightforward in a physical education class?Continue reading “Imagery in physical education”
VR and Motor Learning
Is Virtual Reality the panacea it first seems? Continue reading “VR and Motor Learning”
RIO goes FEPSAC
We’re accepted! RIO goes FEPSAC. Continue reading “RIO goes FEPSAC”
AOMI meets VR
Currently, we’re investigating new types of AOMI training in Virtual Reality. Data collection is ongoing and we hope to present our data at next year’s FEPSAC conference in Münster, Germany. More soon.