The Effects of Autonomy Support on Observational Motor Learning

Saeed Ghorbani; Parinaz Ghanati; Amir Dana; Mir Hamid Salehian

Volume 3, Issue 11 , October 2020, , Pages 77-87

  Previous studies have shown that autonomy support (AS) can foster a person’s motivation and facilitate motor learning. However, the effects of AS on observational motor learning are not well understood. The present study investigated this issue by manipulating to-be-observed-model. Forty-eight ...  Read More

Comparing the Effects of Physical, Cognitive and Combined Rehabilitation on the Improvement of Working Memory and Cognitive Flexibility of the Elderlyy

Amir Dana

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, , Pages 67-77

  The present study aimed to compare the effects of physical, cognitive and combined rehabilitation on improving working memory and cognitive flexibility of the elderly living in the nursing home. This quasi-experimental study was carried out with a pretest-posttest design in four groups with the control ...  Read More

The Role of Task Constraints in Learning Football Chip Shot though Observation

Amir Dana; Saleh Rafiee

Volume 1, Issue 3 , October 2018, , Pages 61-70

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of task constraint in learning football chip through observation. For this purpose, 20 children (with the mean age of 11.6±1.7) participated in this study and were randomly divided into two groups (each with10 individuals). At the acquisition ...  Read More