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Toward a unified fielder theory: what we do not yet know about how people run to catch a ball.

Abstract:

Linear optic trajectory theory claims that people catch balls by running in a direction that keeps an optic trajectory of the ball linear. The authors show a range of ball trajectories for which departures of the optic trajectory from linearity do not predict which direction people will run, and the direction they choose does not correct these departures. Data from a wide range of ball trajectories show that people run so that the angle of elevation of gaze to the ball increases at a decreasi...

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Journal:
Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance
Volume:
27
Issue:
6
Pages:
1347-1355
Publication date:
2001-12-05
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EISSN:
1939-1277
ISSN:
0096-1523
URN:
uuid:8b806f6b-2f41-4d7a-ad79-23ba81b7093f
Source identifiers:
23909
Local pid:
pubs:23909

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