Visual cues in ice hockey goaltending.

  title={Visual cues in ice hockey goaltending.},
  author={Jussi Salmela and P Fiorito},
  journal={Canadian journal of applied sport sciences. Journal canadien des sciences appliquees au sport},
  volume={4 1},
The effect of both the availability and the quality of visual cues preceding stick-puck contact was investigated for an ice hockey goaltending task. Thirty-four young (15.8 years) goaltenders observed filmed sequences of a hockey player approaching the net and directing a shot to one of the four corners. The film sequences were edited so that 2, 4 or 8 images were occluded prior to the impact of the stick with the puck, reflecting durations of 1/12, 1/6, 1/3 of a second, respectively. The… CONTINUE READING

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