Relation between sport and spatial imagery: comparison of three groups of participants.

@article{Ozel2004RelationBS,
  title={Relation between sport and spatial imagery: comparison of three groups of participants.},
  author={Sylvie Ozel and Jacques Larue and Corinne Molinaro},
  journal={The Journal of psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={138 1},
  pages={49-63}
}
The literature suggests that sport may be considered a spatial activity and that engaging in spatial activities increases the capacity of an individual to implement mental imagery. Moreover, mental rotation calls upon motor processes that are heavily involved in sporting activities. For these reasons, the authors hypothesized that athletes ought to perform mental rotation tasks better than nonathletes. Also, athletes trained to react quickly to constantly changing environments should be faster… CONTINUE READING
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