Journal article

An exploratory investigation into the reception of verbal and video feedback provided to players in an Australian Football League club

Robert J Mason, Damian Farrow, John AC Hattie

International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2020


Coach observation studies commonly examine training and competition environments, with little attention paid to the ways in which coaches provide video feedback in a performance analysis setting. In addition, few studies have considered the reception of feedback by an athlete, or the characteristics of the athlete that may support or hinder feedback reception. The purposes of this study were threefold. First, to examine the characteristics of feedback provided by a coach during a typical video feedback meeting. Second, to measure the impact of this feedback on athlete learning. Third, to consider a range of learner characteristics that may impact feedback reception. Six coaches and six playe..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This work was supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship, awarded to the first author.