An Evaluation of Internal and External Foci of Attention on Motor Skill Performance

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Chandler McCrury , University of Texas at Tyler
This project evaluates the quantitative differences in motor skill performance when an internal focus of attention is adopted versus an external focus. Understanding the impact of attention direction can be valuable in occupations such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and coaching where motor skills are taught or practiced.