Corpus ID: 18161500

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

  title={Information, affordances, and the control of action in sport.},
  author={Brett R. Fajen and M. Riley and M. Turvey},
  journal={International Journal of Sport Psychology},
  • Brett R. Fajen, M. Riley, M. Turvey
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Sport Psychology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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