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Cognitive Capabilities

  • By: Gershon Tenenbaum, Itay Basevitch & Oscar Gutierrez
  • In: Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Edited by: Robert C. Eklund & Gershon Tenenbaum
  • Subject:Sport & Exercise Psychology, Health Psychology / Behavioral Medicine

In the domain of sport, the term cognitive capabilities refers to the athlete's aptitude to process, evaluate, select, and compare information. Cognitive capabilities are encompassed in the cognitive system and serve as a linkage between the perceptual and motor systems. Thus, these assume the ...

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