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learning of motor skills by Robert N. Singer

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Published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Physical education and training.,
  • Motor ability -- Study and teaching.,
  • Learning, Psychology of.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

StatementRobert N. Singer.
LC ClassificationsGV341 .S494
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4262381M
ISBN 100024107905
LC Control Number81008154

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