Exam 3 Review

Exam 3 Review

Exam 3 Review Chapter 7 Motor behavior includes three subdisciplines. Which is NOT one

of the subdisciplines? a. motor control b. motor development c. motor performance d. motor learning

*c. motor performance The type of performance experience engaged in for the express purpose of refining motor control function to improve skill is

a. learning b. skill c. practice d. training *c. practice

All of the following examine learning (rather than performance) EXCEPT a. a test of accuracy immediately after practice for accuracy b. analysis of a football game after two

weeks of intrasquad practice c. measuring reaction time (RT) after two days without practice on the RT task *a. a test of accuracy

immediately after practice for accuracy Practicing a skill is most likely to bring about which of the following?

a. conditioning b. endurance c. learning d. training *c. learning

Boys and girls are similar in motor skill performance during childhood EXCEPT in which of the following skills (in which the sex difference is substantial)?

a. running b. catching c. throwing d. jumping *c. throwing

A coach tells a player the correct way to inbound a basketball from the sideline; at the same time the coach is demonstrating how to throw the ball inbound in a gamelike situation. What is taking place?

a. intrinsic feedback and sensory perception b. goal setting and extrinsic feedback c. observational learning and novice control d. extrinsic feedback and observational learning

*d. extrinsic feedback and observational learning Practice guarantees improved performance.

a. True b. False *b. False Chapter 8

The presence of spectators helps young athletes concentrate better when they are learning skills for the first time. a. True

b. False *b. False Group cohesion is facilitated by a. ignoring uniqueness of individuals

in group b. a positive identity related to group membership c. lack of acceptance of role differentiation in the group d. forced socialization outside the

group's function *b. a positive identity related to group membership What differentiates sport

psychologists from exercise psychologists? a. training versus skill b. effects versus affects c. performance versus health d. between groups versus within

groups *c. performance versus health Personality research in sport has shown that successful and less

successful athletes do not typically differ in traits but rather in their use of cognitive strategies and coping mechanisms. a. True b. False

*a. True What do sport psychology and exercise psychology (disciplines of kinesiology) focus on?

a. the study of human thought and emotion b. the study of human action in a social environment c. the study of human thought, emotion, and physical activity d. the study of social environment,

sexuality, and emotion *c. the study of human thought, emotion, and physical activity

What are the ABCs of sport psychology? a. affect, behavior, cognitions b. attitude, behavior, control c. athletes, behavior, competition d. applied, behavior, conditions

*a. affect, behavior, cognitions What is the state of bodily energy or physical and mental readiness?

a. stress b. anxiety c. arousal d. cohesion *c. arousal

Chapter 9 Which of the following are the most common forces acting on a human performer?

a. heat, friction, gravity, air or water resistance b. friction, gravity, ground reaction forces, air or water resistance c. air pressure, gravity, ground reaction forces, air or water resistance

d. friction, gravity, ground reaction forces, *b. friction, gravity, ground reaction forces, air or water resistance

If a tennis player's arm muscles are weak and unable to produce enough force with one hand to accelerate the ball sufficiently, he can create more total force by hitting with two hands. Which of the following principles best describes why this occurs? a. Newton's law of action-reaction

b. An object will gain more momentum if more force is applied to it across a period of time. c. Newton's law of inertia d. Newton's law of acceleration *d. Newton's law of acceleration

Biomechanists typically work in all of the following settings EXCEPT a. rehabilitation centers in which gait analyses are often used b. universities, where they teach and perform

research c. occupational consulting organizations that provide assistance to companies in analyzing tasks to determine how they could be reconfigured to reduce fatigue and injuries d. a nutrition facility that targets women

*d. a nutrition facility that targets women Which of the following is LEAST likely to be a concept studied in biomechanics?

a. Newton's law of action-reaction b. Newton's law of inertia c. torque d. body mass index (BMI) *d. body mass index (BMI)

Specialists who apply their knowledge of physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, and psychology in order to improve the movements, working environments, and training programs in the workplace are

called a. ergonomists or human factors engineers b. work specialists c. occupational therapists d. occupational engineers

*a. ergonomists or human factors engineers When an athlete is running across a field, _________ allow(s) for the person to be propelled forward. (The runner pushes down on the ground, and the ground

pushes the person in the opposite direction.) a. lift forces b. ground reaction forces c. inertia d. acceleration

*b. ground reaction forces What was the discipline of biomechanics called in the past?

a. motor control b. motor learning c. kinesiology d. motor development *c. kinesiology

A golf ball stays on the tee until the golf club hits it. Which of the following principles best describes why this occurs? a. Newton's law of action-reaction

b. An object will gain more momentum if more force is applied to it across a period of time. c. Newton's law of inertia *c. Newton's law of inertia

Good Luck

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