Motor competence

Till Utesch, Farid Bardid

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary


Motor competence denotes an individual’s degree of proficient performance in a broad range of motor skills as well as the underlying mechanisms including quality of movement, motor coordination and motor control (Burton & Miller, 1998; Gabbard, 2008).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDictionary of Sport Psychology
Subtitle of host publicationSport, Exercise, and Performing Arts
EditorsDieter Hackfort, Robert Schinke, Bernd Strauss
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9780128131510
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2019


  • motor competence
  • motor skills
  • movement


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