- 1. Does performance influence perception?
- 2. Does perception influence performance?
- 3. Implications for bowling
- 4. Participant directions
- 5. Baseline spare shooting assessment
- 6. Study # 1
- 6.1. Method # 1:
- 6.2. Method # 2:
- 6.3. Order of Methods:
- 7. Study # 2
- 7.1. Method # 1:
- 7.2. Method # 2:
- 7.3. Order of Methods:
- 8. Biographical data
- 9. Concluding remarks
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This month I’ll discuss how performance will impact the perception of how difficult or easy a task is to complete. I will also explore how perception can impact performance. Greatness is always in the details. For those who take small potential enhancements seriously, there will be a collective benefit improving their bowling performance.
How you view your world and interpret what you see will have a direct impact on how you perceive the challenge or level of difficulty of a task such as playing a challenging lane condition or making spares. It is deeply embedded in the notion of self-efficacy or the belief you can do something.
Research in other sports provides an opportunity to test how performance impacts perception and vice versa in the sport of bowling. I will share the research based on perception and performance. From these findings, I have conceptualized a large-scale research study which will test how the perceived size of a bowling pin will impact spare shooting proficiency. I will ask each of you to participate in this project to test the procedural differences that influence the size perception of a pin and outcomes based on those perceptions.
We have set up a survey for you to report your findings. This will provide an opportunity for us to learn while giving you an opportunity ...