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Quiet Eye Training and the Focus of Visual Attention in Golf Putting


Abstract Previous research has shown that training visual attention can improve golf putting performance. A technique called the Quiet Eye focuses on increasing a player’s length of fixation between the ball and the hole. When putting, the final fixation is made on the ball before executing the stroke leaving players to rely on their memory of the hole’s distance and location. The present study aimed to test the effectiveness of Quiet Eye training for final fixation on the hole. Twelve Arizona State University (ASU) students with minimal golf experience putted while wearing eye tracking glasses under the following conditions: from three feet with final fixation on the ball, from six feet with final fixation on the ball, from three feet with final fi... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Gomez, Dennis (Author) / Gray, Robert (Advisor) / Branaghan, Russell (Committee member) / Mara, Andrew F (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Experimental psychology / Eye Tracking / Golf / Quiet Eye / Visual Attention
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 28 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Human Systems Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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