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In this talk, Dr Rob Gray will present a series of studies which investigates the mutual interactions between attention, perception and kinematics in sport.
Title: Going for Gold: Performing Under Pressure in Sport
Speaker: Dr Rob Gray, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Birmingham University
Date: Wednesday 7th March 2012
Venue: Lecture Theatre B, GlyndwrBuilding, SwanseaUniversity
Admission: Free of charge and all welcome
The attentional focus adopted during the execution of a sports skill can have a profound effect on performance outcomes. Furthermore, it has been proposed that an “inward” shift in the focus of attention may be one of the primary causes of “choking under pressure.”
Dr Rob Gray will discuss how attention has its effect on performance.
For further information please contact Professor Ian M Thornton on 01792 513274 or email: I.M.Thornton@swansea.ac.uk.
- Friday 2 March 2012 00.00 GMT
- Friday 2 March 2012 14.48 GMT
- Swansea University, Tel: 01792 513454