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Kinesthetic Imagery Provides Additive Benefits to Internal Visual Imagery on Slalom Task Performance

Nichola Callow, Dan Jiang, Ross Roberts, and Martin G. Edwards

Research examining the effects of imagery on the acquisition and execution of motor performance has delineated imagery into modalities and perspectives. This delineation includes visual and kinesthetic sensory modalities (e.g., Fourkas, Avenanti, Urgesi, & Aglioti, 2006 ; Guillot et al., 2009

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Kinesthetic Ability in Children with Spastic Hemiplegia

Nikolaos K. Chrysagis, Emmanouil K. Skordilis, Dimitra Koutsouki, and Elizabeth Evans

The purpose was to examine the differences in kinesthetic ability, at the elbow joint, between children with (n = 15) and without (n = 15) spastic hemiplegia. The Kin Com 125 AP isokinetic dynamometer Configuration Chattanooga was used. Results revealed significant (p < .05) interaction between participant groups and side which was a repeated measures factor (nonaffected side for CP group and dominant side for nonCP group vs. affected side for CP and nondominant side for nonCP group) with respect to the passive reproduction of movement (PRM) and detection of passive movement (DPM). The interaction was attributed to the kinesthetic deficits of the hemiplegic participants compared to the control group. A significant relationship was found between the level of spasticity and PRM scores.

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Re-Education: What Can Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Movement Education Teach Kinesiology?

David I. Anderson

our human perspective from our picture of the world must lead to absurdity” ( 1962 , p. 3). The current literature on embodied cognition provides numerous examples of the contribution that physical activity and personal kinesthetic experience make to psychological functioning, psychological

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Teaching Anatomy Kinesthetically through Modeling

Melissa L. Grim, Angela Mickle, and Michael L. Grim

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Neural Activity During Imagery Supports Three Imagery Abilities as Measured by the Movement Imagery Questionnaire-3

Brian D. Seiler, Eva V. Monsma, Roger Newman-Norlund, and Ryan Sacko

health care professions depends on imagery aptitude. Studies affirm that imagery abilities are not universal ( Debarnot et al., 2014 ). Rather, individuals have varying capacities to generate images along imagery modes of kinesthetic imagery (KI: feeling the timing, force, and speed of a movement) and

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The Walking Classroom: Measuring the Impact of Physical Activity on Student Cognitive Performance and Mood

Erianne A. Weight, Molly Harry, and Heather Erwin

are to encourage student physical activity without losing instructional time; thus, this study was grounded in 2 veins of literature: kinesthetic learning theory 40 and the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) created by the Center for Disease Control. 41 Kinesthetic research

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Head, Toes, Knees, SKIP! Improving Preschool Children’s Executive Function Through a Motor Competence Intervention

Kelly Lynn Mulvey, Sally Taunton, Adam Pennell, and Ali Brian

executive functioning skills may be warranted. The purpose of this study is to examine if the evidence-based gross motor intervention, Successful Kinesthetic Instruction for Preschoolers (SKIP; Brian, Goodway, Logan, & Sutherland, 2017a ; Goodway & Branta, 2003 ), also improves young children’s executive

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Warming Up With a Dynamic Moment of Inertia Bat Can Increase Bat Swing Speed in Competitive Baseball Players

Tristan Castonguay, Mary Roberts, and Geoff Dover

speed of the normal bat; this phenomenon is called the “kinesthetic illusion” or “kinesthetic aftereffect.” 9 – 11 The kinesthetic illusion is most noticeable after warming up or preparing for an at-bat. Many players of all levels of sport commonly use the weighted donut to warm-up. A weighted donut is

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Mental Rehearsal Improves Passing Skill and Stress Resilience in Rugby Players

C. Martyn Beaven, Liam P. Kilduff, and Christian J. Cook

Simons 11 demonstrated superior performance in a novel balancing act in participants reporting strong visual and kinesthetic imagery compared to those reporting less vivid imagery. Hall and Erffmeyer 9 compared the visualization incorporating a video tape with visualization alone and reported that the

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Aristotle’s Conception of Arete and the Meaning of Records in Sport

Gregg Twietmeyer and Tyler G. Johnson

in kinesthetic skills. But PE must be viewed as an integral part of each child’s education for the achievement of such outcomes to actually occur in schools! Sport participation is about more than winning, statistics/data, measurement, and breaking records; it is about learning to play the game for