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).

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