An Introduction to the Principals and Applications of Skill Acquisition Presentation & QLD Chapter End of Year Meeting
The aim of this presentation is to provide an overview of some of the principles from skill acquisition, and to include examples of how those principles can be applied in sport and exercise domains. This will be an introduction to The ESSA QLD State Chapter End of Year Meeting and networking function will follow this professional development.
Presented by Dr Adam Gorman
Adam is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in Skill Acquisition at QUT. Adam completed his PhD through the University of Queensland under the supervision of Professor Bruce Abernethy and Professor Damian Farrow. His thesis investigated the capability of expert basketball players to extract information from the patterns of play that exist in a typical basketball game. Adam's previous work experience includes 4 years as a Physical Education teacher in British and Australian secondary schools, as well as 10 years working at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra, Australia, as a Senior Skill Acquisition Specialist. Adam's employment at the AIS involved working with a range of sports including basketball, netball, water polo, volleyball, rowing, swimming, and athletics. Adam's research interests cover a diverse range of topics, but most notably focus upon the areas of representative design of practice sessions, scaling of equipment for junior sport, performance analysis, manipulating constraints to enhance skill acquisition, and analysing the underlying factors that contribute to expertise in the sports domain. Adam continues to work with a number of different sports and sporting organisations ranging from elite sport through to junior and developmental levels.
Saturday, 26 November 2022
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Networking from 2:00pm
Rates per person
Networking with the presenter and your peers
Any Queensland based Accredited Exercise Scientist, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 1, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 2 and/or Accredited High Performance Manager
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