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Information, affordances, and the control of action in sport.

@article{Fajen2009InformationAA,
  title={Information, affordances, and the control of action in sport.},
  author={Brett R. Fajen and Michael A. Riley and Michael T. Turvey},
  journal={International Journal of Sport Psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={40},
  pages={79-107}
}
The theory of affordances, a conceptual pillar of the ecological approach to perception and action, has the potential to become a guiding principle for research on perception and action in sport. Affordances are opportunities for action. They describe the environment in terms of behaviors that are possible at a given moment under a given set of conditions. Affordances capture the tight coupling between perception and action, and allow for the prospective and moment-to-moment control of activity… 
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