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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMS 201 Perceptual Motor Learning

3 Credit(s)
Through lecture, discussion, and laboratory, this course provides an introduction to theories of motor learning and skill acquisition. Physiological aspects of kinesis applicable to the older child and adult will be considered. The following factors affecting motor skill learning will be included: feedback, transfer, mental practice, distributed vs. massed, reaction time, speed of movement, speed vs. accuracy and balance. Three lecture hours per week, plus ten hours of required field-based experience. SMS201 or SMS 200  is required of all SMS majors. Required for the Secondary Physical Education Concentration. Not open to students who have received credit for SFL221.