Journal Article Review Instructions
You will complete an article review based on a search of several journal articles strongly associated with the field of motor learning and performance. The article review is to be no more than 5 and no fewer than 3 pages and must discuss the studyâ€™s background (e.g. reasons for study, subjects utilized, brief methods, etc.), summary of the significance of findings, and a detailed paragraph or 2 as to why this article is related to exercise physiology. You must select an article from a reputable scientific human performance or exercise science-related journal to analyze. Also, you must clearly identify the strengths and weaknesses of the research studyâ€™s design. Follow the Journal Article Review Template found below.
You must include a PDF of your chosen journal article with your assignment submission.
Title your assignment â€œEXSC-545: Motor Learning and Performance Article Review.â€ Proofread your article review multiple times and review the grading rubric prior to submission.
This assignment is due by 11:59 pm (ET) on Sunday of Module/Week 6.
Journal Article Review Template
A) Background (Section 1: Reason for and importance of article choice)
- Reason for selection of article and importance/relationship to motor learning
- Summarize article introduction
- Consider the strengths and weaknesses of the research studyâ€™s design.
B) Summary (Section 2: Significance)
- Consider the strengths and weaknesses of the authorâ€™s discussion section.