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Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports and other high performance domains. 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.

The Perception & Action Podcast Rob Gray

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 96 Ratings

Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports and other high performance domains. 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.

    Player Dynamics as a Measure of Skill

    Player Dynamics as a Measure of Skill

    Can we quantify player skill in soccer using player dynamics through a model using attractors and repellors? Article:
    Measuring skill via player dynamics in football dribbling http://perceptionaction.com/ My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
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    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
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    • 17 min
    An Ecological Approach to Submission Grappling/Jiu Jitsu Training w Greg Souders (JC40)

    An Ecological Approach to Submission Grappling/Jiu Jitsu Training w Greg Souders (JC40)

    Today I am joined by Greg Souders from Standard Jiu Jitsu for another edition of the Perception Action Journal Club. We discuss his way of using an ecological approach to Jiu Jitsu Training. Links:
    https://www.standardjiujitsu.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/gdsouders/ http://perceptionaction.com/ My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
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    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Preventing Arm Injuries in Baseball Pitchers by Harnessing Variability In Training (JC 39)

    Preventing Arm Injuries in Baseball Pitchers by Harnessing Variability In Training (JC 39)

    Today I am joined by Randy Sullivan & Alan Jaeger to discuss how we can deal with the ever-recurring problem of elbow and shoulder injuries in baseball pitchers. How can we harness variability in practice for injury prevention?   Links: https://floridabaseballarmory.com/ https://jaegersports.com/ https://jaegersports.com/program/return-to-throwing/ More information: http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
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    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 1 hr 11 min
    How Skill Shapes Functional Movement Variability& Exploration Tendencies

    How Skill Shapes Functional Movement Variability& Exploration Tendencies

    A review of the paper: “Skill shapes functional movement variability and exploration tendencies: the effect of skill under changing environmental constraints on the emergence of creative action in a divergent kickboxing task”. Do our previous training hinder or help creativity?

    Article:
    Skill shapes functional movement variability and exploration tendencies: the effect of skill under changing environmental constraints on the emergence of creative action in a divergent kickboxing task More information: http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
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    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 18 min
    An Ecological Approach to Physical Therapy, Rehab & Injury Prevention (JC38)

    An Ecological Approach to Physical Therapy, Rehab & Injury Prevention (JC38)

    A Journal Club with Wieger Heijenk (PT, "The Dutch shoulder magician") and Lupko Pot (Founder / Owner Tidal Tank & UltimateInstability,) to discuss and demo their unique approaches to PT and training which incorporate many Ecological Dynamics concepts.

    Links:
    https://www.tidal-tank.com/
    https://www.ultimateinstability.com/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/wieger-heijenk-0584a924a/
    https://www.youtube.com/@Shoulderscience
    More information: http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
    Subscribe in iOS/Apple
    Subscribe in Anroid/Google
     
    Support the podcast and receive bonus content
     
    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Comparing Different Methods for Training the Action Capacity of Countermovement Jump (CMJ) Performance

    Comparing Different Methods for Training the Action Capacity of Countermovement Jump (CMJ) Performance

    My review of a study comparing a traditional prescriptive approach to an ecological approach for training the action capacity of countermovement jump performance.

    Articles:
    Exploring the Influence of Cognitive and Ecological Dynamics Approaches on Countermovement Jumping Enhancement: A Comparative Training Study More information: http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
    Subscribe in iOS/Apple
    Subscribe in Anroid/Google
     
    Support the podcast and receive bonus content
     
    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
96 Ratings

96 Ratings

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Incredible

This podcast is brilliant so please keep them coming!

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Love!

Great information, interviews and presentation. I would love to hear more martial arts topics, particularly Jiu Jitsu.

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Short and to the point. Great information that is easy to digest for the listeners. Keep it up.

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