Perceptual-Cognitive Expertise in Elite Volleyball Players

@inproceedings{Alves2013PerceptualCognitiveEI,
  title={Perceptual-Cognitive Expertise in Elite Volleyball Players},
  author={Helo{\'i}sa Helena Carvalho Alves and Michelle W. Voss and Walter R. Boot and Andr{\'e}a Deslandes and Victor Rodrigues Amaral Cossich and Juliana F. S. Salles and Arthur F. Kramer},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2013}
}
The goal of the current study was to investigate the relationship between sport expertise and perceptual and cognitive skills, as measured by the component skills approach. We hypothesized that athletes would outperform non-athlete controls in a number of perceptual and cognitive domains and that sport expertise would minimize gender differences. A total of 154 individuals (87 professional volleyball players and 67 non-athlete controls) participated in the study. Participants performed a… CONTINUE READING

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