Faculty Profile

Dr. Cengiz Yakut

cyakut@lhup.edu | 112 Zimmerli, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2407

Education: 

Ph.D. in KinesiologyMotor Learning and ControlThe University of Michigan, Division of Kinesiology, Ann Arbor, Michigan 

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Motor learning applied to physical education; Principles and practices of conditioning; Wellness for Life; Sociology of Sport; Psychological  and  sociological dimension of sport; Psychology of coaching; Advance techniques and coaching soccer; Advance techniques and coaching Wrestling; Qualitative analysis of sport skills 

Courses Developed: Motor learning applied to physical education, “Sociological Issues in Sports in a Globalized World”

Research Areas: Comparing and Contrasting Sports Attitudes across Cultures in a Globalized World; “The Role of Motor Learning and Control Deficiencies in Adapting Technology in Children with Learning Disabilities” ; Role of altered compatibility and orders of control during adaptation to multiple concurrent visual-motor mapping; Gender differences in adapting multi-component visual-motor tasks; The Influence of Weight Class, Experience, and Season on Wrestling Injuries

Articles Published: 

Yakut, C. (2004).  Gender differences in adapting multi-component visual-motor tasks.  Presented: 2004 National Conference of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), March 31, New Orleans, LA. : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2004 Supplement.

The Influence of Weight Class, Experience, and Season on Wrestling Injuries.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, June 1-4, Nashville, TN. Abstract published: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, vol. 37, no 5 May 2005 Supplement.

Reaction time cannot be relied on to predict movement performance.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, June 5, Indianapolis, IN. Abstract published: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, vol. 36, no 5 supplement.

 Effect of sequential versus simultaneous practice on learning a multi-component visual-motor task.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, CA.  Abstract published: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35:2336. 

The Influence of Weight Class, Experience, and Season on Wrestling Injuries.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, June 1-4, Nashville, TN. Abstract published: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, vol. 37, no 5 May 2005 Supplement. 

Areas of Expertise: Motor learning and Control, Sport sociology, sports culture, sport and globalization, Wellness, fitness and conditioning, Sports coaching concepts

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