How baseball players prepare to bat: tactical knowledge as a mediator of expert performance in baseball.

@article{McPherson2008HowBP,
  title={How baseball players prepare to bat: tactical knowledge as a mediator of expert performance in baseball.},
  author={Sue L McPherson and Clare MacMahon},
  journal={Journal of sport & exercise psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={755-78}
}
Our understanding of the role of tactical knowledge in baseball batting preparation is scarce, thereby limiting training guidelines. We examined the verbal reports of baseball players and nonplayers when told to view different edited video sequences of a half-inning of baseball competition under different task conditions: to prepare to bat (problem solve); recall as much information as possible (intentional recall); or prepare to bat, with an unexpected recall (incidental recall). Separate… CONTINUE READING

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