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The Sport Doctor Podcast: Using a challenge-based coaching framework Posted 13 Feb 2023

Our paper with Keith Lohse gets a little more publicity and translation into coaching practice on the Australian "Coach Doctor" Podcast with Dr James Barkell.You can find it by clicking the link to the coach doctor, or by listening through spotify or other podcast players.
Free e-prints: new publication, implicit adaptation & feedback Posted 26 Dec 2022

Our article, "Implicit Adaptation Processes Promoted by Immediate Offline Visual and Numeric Feedback", published in Journal of Motor Behavior, Volume 55 Issue 1, is now in print.  If you do not have access through your institution the publishers have given us a link to 50 free e-prints, by following the link below. We welcome your feedback.
Dr Matt Scott is interviewed on the Sport Psych Podcast Posted 26 Dec 2022

 Post-doctoral researcher in our lab, Dr Matt Scott is intervewed by Dan Abrahams on the sport psych show "Exploring the use of motor imagery in sport". This is a great interview with Matt, Dr David Wright and Dr Paul Holmes. The three of them answer questions about the PETTLEP model of enhancing motor imagery in practice and the evolution of this model.
SCAPPS in person conference in Montreal Posted 03 Nov 2022

Congrats to our presenters at SCAPPS this year, both here in the MSL at UBC and our collaborators at U. of TorontoCarrie Peters, Dr Matt Scott, Zachary Besler. Abstracts are published in JEMS (Jn of Exercise, Movement & Health)SCAPPS_Zach,Nik,Carrie&Matt.jpgCurrent and past lab personnel in bold.
New podcast interview on Challenge for Learning Posted 21 Sep 2022

The Sport Psych Show with Dan Abrahams hosts Nicola Hodges and Keith Lohse to discuss our recent publication in the Journal of Sports Sciences: "An extended challenge-based framework for practice design in sports coaching."
Motor Skills Lab now on Twitter (finally!) Posted 28 Apr 2022

Motor Skills Lab@kin_msl_ubcThe Motor Skills Lab | Lab director: Dr Nicola Hodges | University of British Columbia – Vancouver | Lab ran account; views are our own 
Seminar Presentation U.Utah, Hodges Posted 24 Apr 2022
Centre for Motor and Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series invited speaker; University of Utah"Looking at processes of action observation for learning and action prediction"April 25th, 1;30pm Mountain Time 
20% off SPRING SALE: Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice (3rd ed) Posted 01 Apr 2022

Until May 1st, get 20% off Skill Acquisition in Sport: 3rd 
Dr Olav Krigolson Posted 31 Mar 2022

We are very excited to host Dr Krigolson, from University of Victoria, BC, who will be visiting our lab May 19th. He will also be the keynote presenter in the School of Kinesiology during Graduate research Day on May 20th.Dr Krigolson's lab... more to come
Professor Jean Cote to give a talk Posted 31 Mar 2022

Professor Jean Cote from Queens University will be visiting the School and our lab on Wed April 6th.We will be meeting in the Motor Skills Lab with Dr Cote from 2-4pm (and Browns' social house from 4-5pm)He will be giving a presentation entitled: "Elements affecting athlete development over time"Start: 6 April 2022 12:00 PMEnd: 6 April 2022 1:30 PMa light lunch will be servedVenue: Chan Gunn Pavilion, seminar room 200, UBC campus