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Research & Investigations in Sports Medicine

Transfer of Motor Skills from Virtual Reality to Real Environment

  • Open or CloseBehrouz G1* and Maryam L2

    1Associate Professor, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Iran

    2PhD of Motor Behavior, Urmia University, Iran

    *Corresponding author:Behrouz G, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Faculty of education and psychology of Azarbaijan shahid Madani University, 35kilometer Tabriz-Azarshahr road, azarbaijan shargi, Tabriz, Iran

Submission: November 25, 2019;Published: March 23, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/RISM.2021.07.000667

ISSN: 2577-1914
Volume7 Issue4


Aim: the aim of the present study is to evaluate the transfer of motor skills from Virtual Reality (VR) to Real Environment (RE).

Methodology: participants included students who were divided into two groups of VR and RE according to their pre-test scores.

Findings: The results of ANOVA with repeated measurements and MANOVA depicted significant improvement is both groups at the learning phase. Moreover, the positive transfer and lateral transfer from right hand to the left hand in table tennis were happened in both groups.

Conclusion: sometimes, even better than the “RE”, VR can be an efficient tool in learning and teaching motor skills as it acquires easy modifiable setting.

Keywords: Motor skill; Virtual reality; Real environment; Learning

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