Psychomotor Skills

  • Otmar Bock
  • Adam Dubrowski


This chapter introduces basic knowledge and current concepts about the acquisition and performance of motor skills, as relevant for catheter-based interventions. This should facilitate the design of training curricula that are rooted in experimental evidence and modern theory about psychomotor control and learning, and thus increase the efficiency of surgical education.


Technical Skill Arousal Level Psychomotor Skill Surgical Education Procedural Memory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Physiology and AnatomyGerman Sport UniversityKölnGermany
  2. 2.Centre for Nursing Education Research (CNER)Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of NursingTorontoCanada

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