Individual differences in the visual control of intercepting a penalty kick in association football.

@article{Dicks2010IndividualDI,
  title={Individual differences in the visual control of intercepting a penalty kick in association football.},
  author={M. Dicks and Keith Davids and Chris Button},
  journal={Human movement science},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={401-11}
}
Recent perceptual-motor studies have revealed variations in learning trajectories of novices. Despite such observation, relatively little attention has been paid to studying individual differences in experienced performers' perceptual-motor behaviors. The present study examined individual differences for a visual anticipation task. Experienced association football goalkeepers attempted to intercept penalty kicks taken with deceptive and non-deceptive kicking actions. Data revealed that… CONTINUE READING