The Perception & Action Podcast - Sports Science & Psychology Talk
About This Show
Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports, driving and aviation. Hosted by Rob Gray, professor of Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University, the podcast will review basic concepts and discuss the latest research in these areas.
Most Recent Episode
69 – Virtual Environments for Training & Understanding Sports Skills II: Evaluating the Evidence
4 days ago
How effective are VEs for sports training? Have they achieved good fidelity? Can they induce competitive anxiety? Does augmentation help performance? Do they show evidence of transfer of training? Articles/links: Distance Perception in Real and Virtual Environments Do monocular time-to-collision estimates necessarily involve perceived distance? Motion in depth: Adequate and inadequate simulation Virtual exertions: evoking the sense of exerting forces in virtual reality using gestures and muscle activity A comparison of the upper limb movement kinematics utilized by children playing virtual and real table tennis Comparison of grasping movements made by healthy subjects in a 3-dimensional immersive virtual versus physical environment Real Handball Goalkeeper vs. Virtual Handball Thrower Hitting moving objects. The dependency of hand velocity on the speed of the target. Bending It Like Beckham: How to Visually Fool the Goalkeeper Visuomotor adaptation in head-mounted virtual reality versus conventional training Feasibility of Training Athletes for High-Pressure Situations Using Virtual Reality