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Information-governing dynamics of attacker–defender interactions in youth rugby union
Abstract Previous work on dynamics of interpersonal interactions in 1 vs. 1 sub-phases of basketball has identified changes in interpersonal distance between an attacker and defender as a potentialExpand
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Manipulating Constraints to Train Decision Making in Rugby Union
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This paper focuses on the paradoxical relationship between game unpredictability and the certainty of players' actions in team ball sports, which we exemplify in the team sport of Rugby Union. Expand
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Ecological Validity, Representative Design, and Correspondence Between Experimental Task Constraints and Behavioral Setting: Comment on Rogers, Kadar, and Costall (2005)
Abstract Using the term ecological validity, in a recent issue of Ecological Psychology, Rogers, Kadar, and Costall (2005) discussed how the simulator they used could provide data by replicatingExpand
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Nonlinear pedagogy: Learning design for self-organizing neurobiological systems
In this paper, key concepts in ecological psychology and nonlinear dynamics exemplify how learning design can be shaped by ideas of self-organization, meta-stability and self-organized criticality inExpand
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Ecological dynamics and motor learning design in sport
We outline an ecological dynamics approach to motor learning that identifies the learner–environment relationship as the basis for learning design in sport. The relevant scale of analysis forExpand
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Interpersonal Distance Regulates Functional Grouping Tendencies of Agents in Team Sports
Abstract The authors examined whether, similar to collective agent behaviors in complex, biological systems (e.g., schools of fish and colonies of ants), performers in team sports displayedExpand
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Varying Numbers of Players in Small-Sided Soccer Games Modifies Action Opportunities during Training
This study examined the effects of the numbers of players involved in small-sided team games (underloading and overloading) on opportunities for maintaining ball possession, shooting at goal andExpand
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Sport Performance as a Domain of Creative Problem Solving for Self- Organizing Performer-Environment Systems
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In this paper we discuss the role of nonlinear pedagogy in explaining and facilitating creative behaviors within the sport performance context. Expand
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Interpersonal Pattern Dynamics and Adaptive Behavior in Multiagent Neurobiological Systems: Conceptual Model and Data
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Ecological dynamics characterizes adaptive behavior as an emergent, self-organizing property of interpersonal interactions in complex social systems. Expand
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Network analysis and intra-team activity in attacking phases of professional football
In this study we sought to verify whether network analyses could be used to identify key players in attacking phases of a professional football match and establish the main interactions andExpand
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