Written in an accessible style, Motor Learning and Performance, 6th Edition enables students to appreciate high-level skilled activity and understand how such performances happen. The text builds a conceptual model of factors that can influence motor performance. As well as, outlining how motor skills are acquired and retained with practice. This brand new sixth edition has been revised to incorporate the most important research findings in the field. Practice situations also help to form a stronger linked between research-based principles and practical applications. Other highlights to this new edition include an updated web study guide and extensive updates and new material relating to the performance of complex movements. As the text investigates the principles of human performance, learning objectives, key terms and questions help students stay on track. Sidebars also deliver more detailed research information and make connections to real-world examples in areas of testing, coaching and therapy. The sixth edition of Motor Learning and Performance goes beyond simply presenting research. It challenges students to grasp the fundamental concepts of motor performance and learning and then go a step further by applying the concepts.