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”
Today is the last (official) day of the Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (EXC 277) funded by the German Research Foundation.
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I am heading more towards teaching and research in educational settings, towards kids and their needs.
Continue reading “From secondary to primary school and early childhood”
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”
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?
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Is Virtual Reality the panacea it first seems? Continue reading “VR and Motor Learning”
Another great RIO meeting!
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Invited talks provide a great opportunity to discuss most recent research, to get to know each other’s approaches, methods, and projects, and to take the time and share thoughts. Continue reading “Invited Talks”
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.