From biomechanics to learning: Continuum for the theory of physical and sports education


  • Felice Di Domenico University of Salerno, Italy



Cognitive approach, Dynamic ecological approach, Heuristic learning


The structures of the human body allow biomechanical movements in a series of kinetic sequences. The study of movement is often characterized by the excessive use of new technologies that also invade dynamics with deterministic hypotheses that are only of computer engineering and only for diagnostic aspects of bioinformatics. Biomechanics is therefore often reduced to the expansion of statics and kinematics without any consideration of dynamics in the full sense of the meaning. The dynamic is the basis on which all the laws of movement are implemented, attributing a cause that includes the reaction to the stresses integrated by the decision choices of each individual person. Integration is characterized by the quality of decisions that characterize the difference between motor learning. Decisions are generated by the learning teaching processes to which every human being in developmental age is subjected. It is clear that biomechanical acquisitions can make an important contribution in the evaluation and management of problems affecting human movement, but, in an integrated way, they need other knowledge and interventions to be truly effective in their application.


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Di Domenico, F. (2020). From biomechanics to learning: Continuum for the theory of physical and sports education. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 15(2proc), S268-S278.