Foul or dive? Motor contributions to judging ambiguous foul situations in football

@article{Renden2014FoulOD,
  title={Foul or dive? Motor contributions to judging ambiguous foul situations in football},
  author={Peter G. Renden and Sander Kerstens and Ra{\^o}ul R. D. Oudejans and Rouwen Ca{\~n}al-Bruland},
  journal={European Journal of Sport Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={S221 - S227}
}
Abstract Football (soccer) referees frequently face situations in which they have to distinguish dives and fouls. Yet, little is known about the contributing factors that characterise the ability to judge these ambiguous situations correctly. To this end, in the current article we tested the hypothesis that motor experience of observers contributes to the visual identification of deceptive actions. Thereto, we asked skilled football referees, skilled football players, wheelchair bounded… 

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