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Julia Sassi
Auburn University
Developmental psychologyPsychologyMotor skillThrowingEarly childhood
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#1Jerraco L. Johnson (AU: Auburn University)
#2Mary E. Rudisill (AU: Auburn University)H-Index: 19
Last. Monaye Merritt (AU: Auburn University)H-Index: 1
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ABSTRACTPurpose: Children who do not learn their fundamental motor skills (FMS) are more likely to be unskilled, sedentary adults. By consequence, it behooves those teaching physical education to p...
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#1Jerraco L. Johnson (AU: Auburn University)
#2Mary E. Rudisill (AU: Auburn University)H-Index: 19
Last. Julia Sassi (AU: Auburn University)
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The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which guided throwing practice volume influenced gains in throwing competency in young children during exposure to a mastery motivational climate physical play program. Fifty-four preschool children attended 13 biweekly 30-minute motor skill sessions over 7 weeks. Pre- and post-test throwing competency was measured in three ways (Test of Gross and Motor Development–Third Edition [TGMD-3], developmental sequence for throwing, and throwing veloc...
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