Raoul R D Oudejans

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Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Thoughts and attention of athletes under pressure: skill-focus or performance worries?
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anxiety Stress Coping 24:59-73. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Reality-based practice under pressure improves handgun shooting performance of police officers
    R R D Oudejans
    Research Institute MOVE, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 51:261-73. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Human kinematics and event control: on-line movement registration as a means for experimental manipulation
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 21:567-76. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Perceiving and moving in sports and other high-pressure contexts
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 174:35-48. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Training with anxiety has a positive effect on expert perceptual-motor performance under pressure
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:1631-47. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Helsen, Gilis and Weston (2006) err in testing the optical error hypothesis
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 25:987-90. 2007
  7. doi request reprint The influence of anxiety on action-specific perception
    Rouwen Cañal-Bruland
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:353-61. 2010
  8. pmc Training with anxiety: short- and long-term effects on police officers' shooting behavior under pressure
    Arne Nieuwenhuys
    Research Institute MOVE, VU University Amsterdam, Van Der Boechorstraat, The Netherlands
    Cogn Process 12:277-88. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Pursue or shoot? Effects of exercise-induced fatigue on the transition from running to rifle shooting in a pursuit task
    Nicky Nibbeling
    a MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 56:1877-88. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of anxiety on the execution of police arrest and self-defense skills
    Peter G Renden
    a Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anxiety Stress Coping 27:100-12. 2014

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Thoughts and attention of athletes under pressure: skill-focus or performance worries?
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anxiety Stress Coping 24:59-73. 2011
    ..These results are more in line with distraction theories than self-focus theories, suggesting that attention to performance worries rather than to skill execution generally explains choking...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reality-based practice under pressure improves handgun shooting performance of police officers
    R R D Oudejans
    Research Institute MOVE, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 51:261-73. 2008
    ..These results indicate that training exercises involving increased pressure can acclimatize shooting performance of ordinary police officers to those situations with elevated pressure that they may encounter during their police work...
  3. ncbi request reprint Human kinematics and event control: on-line movement registration as a means for experimental manipulation
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 21:567-76. 2003
    ..We discuss this method, how it works and the potential it has for studying perceptual-motor skills in sport. Furthermore, the results of the basketball experiment are briefly summarized and complemented with new analyses...
  4. doi request reprint Perceiving and moving in sports and other high-pressure contexts
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 174:35-48. 2009
    ..We argue that through reality-based training with anxiety, processes that underlie performance might be recalibrated to the new task constraints, thereby preventing a degradation of eventual performance in stressful situations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Training with anxiety has a positive effect on expert perceptual-motor performance under pressure
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:1631-47. 2009
    ..It is concluded that practising under anxiety can prevent choking in expert perceptual-motor performance, as one acclimatizes to the specific processes accompanying anxiety...
  6. ncbi request reprint Helsen, Gilis and Weston (2006) err in testing the optical error hypothesis
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 25:987-90. 2007
    ..However, as we will elucidate here, they misinterpret this hypothesis and present a data set that is seriously flawed, and hence not suited to test it. Therefore, their conclusions regarding the optical error hypothesis are in error...
  7. doi request reprint The influence of anxiety on action-specific perception
    Rouwen Cañal-Bruland
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:353-61. 2010
    ..Results seem to suggest that anxiety has a direct influence on the relation between performance and perception. Attentional control theory is discussed to explain the current findings...
  8. pmc Training with anxiety: short- and long-term effects on police officers' shooting behavior under pressure
    Arne Nieuwenhuys
    Research Institute MOVE, VU University Amsterdam, Van Der Boechorstraat, The Netherlands
    Cogn Process 12:277-88. 2011
    ..Additional analyses showed that these effects are potentially related to changes in visual attention on task-relevant information...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pursue or shoot? Effects of exercise-induced fatigue on the transition from running to rifle shooting in a pursuit task
    Nicky Nibbeling
    a MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 56:1877-88. 2013
    ..Findings indicate that physiological parameters influence not only perception but also actual transitions between different actions. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of anxiety on the execution of police arrest and self-defense skills
    Peter G Renden
    a Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anxiety Stress Coping 27:100-12. 2014
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  11. ncbi request reprint The influence of anxiety on visual attention in climbing
    Arne Nieuwenhuys
    Research Institute MOVE, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 30:171-85. 2008
    ..In combination with these findings, a decrease in search rate provided evidence for a decrease in processing efficiency as anxiety increased...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quantifying police officers' arrest and self-defence skills: does performance decrease under pressure?
    Arne Nieuwenhuys
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 52:1460-8. 2009
    ..Given the criticality of successful police performance, it is suggested that incorporating psychological factors (e.g. pressure) in training procedures may enhance performance...
  13. doi request reprint Shoot or don't shoot? Why police officers are more inclined to shoot when they are anxious
    Arne Nieuwenhuys
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Emotion 12:827-33. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Close, and a cigar!--Why size perception relates to performance
    Rouwen Cañal-Bruland
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Perception 41:354-6. 2012
    ..Our results confirm that less variability in target-related performance in darts relates to perceiving the target as being bigger, thereby providing initial support for Proffitt and Linkenauger's proposal...
  15. doi request reprint Attention and time constraints in perceptual-motor learning and performance: instruction, analogy, and skill level
    Johan M Koedijker
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 20:245-56. 2011
    ..Participants in both conditions retained accuracy when ball frequency was slowed, but lost accuracy when ball frequency was speeded, suggesting that not attention, but motor dexterity, was inadequate under high temporal constraints...
  16. doi request reprint Experts appear to use angle of elevation information in basketball shooting
    Rita Ferraz de Oliveira
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:750-61. 2009
    ..Players relied on alpha in combination with the official basket's height to guide their shooting actions. In conclusion, basketball shooting appears to be based predominantly on angle of elevation information...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anxiety-induced changes in movement behaviour during the execution of a complex whole-body task
    J R Pijpers
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Q J Exp Psychol A 58:421-45. 2005
    ..These results provide additional support for the conscious processing hypothesis and insight into the relation between anxiety, performance, and movement behaviour...
  18. ncbi request reprint Late information pick-up is preferred in basketball jump shooting
    Rita Ferraz de Oliveira
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 24:933-40. 2006
    ..We conclude that, in dynamic far aiming tasks such as basketball jump shooting, late pick-up of optical information is critical for the successful guidance of movements...
  19. ncbi request reprint Training visual control in wheelchair basketball shooting
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Res Q Exerc Sport 83:464-9. 2012
    ..The findings support the idea that perceptual-motor learning can be enhanced by manipulating relevant constraints in the training environment, even for expert athletes...
  20. doi request reprint Effects of anxiety on handgun shooting behavior of police officers: a pilot study
    Arne Nieuwenhuys
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:225-33. 2010
    ..Findings provide support for attentional control theory, hereby also pointing to possible interventions to improve police officers' shooting performance under pressure...
  21. pmc Anxiety and perceptual-motor performance: toward an integrated model of concepts, mechanisms, and processes
    Arne Nieuwenhuys
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, van der Boechorstraat 9, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Res 76:747-59. 2012
    ..e., attentional, interpretational, and behavioral) at which anxiety may affect different aspects of goal-directed action. Finally, predictions are formulated and directions for future research suggested...
  22. ncbi request reprint Changes in the perception of action possibilities while climbing to fatigue on a climbing wall
    J R Pijpers
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 25:97-110. 2007
    ..Thus, there appeared to be a functional relationship between participants' actual action capabilities, rather than their state of physical fatigue per se, and perceived action possibilities...
  23. doi request reprint Interference effects in learning similar sequences of discrete movements
    Johan M Koedijker
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Mot Behav 42:209-22. 2010
    ..In combination, these results suggest that changes in the representation of the movement structure are primarily responsible for the observed interference effects...
  24. ncbi request reprint Aiming at a far target under different viewing conditions: visual control in basketball jump shooting
    Raoul R D Oudejans
    Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Van der Boechorststraat 9, Vrije Universiteit, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mov Sci 21:457-80. 2002
    ..The data further suggest that visual and movement control of aiming at a far target develop in close correspondence with the style of execution...
  25. doi request reprint Effects of anxiety on running with and without an aiming task
    Nicky Nibbeling
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 30:11-9. 2012
    ..Moreover, findings indicate that when combined, running, aiming, and anxiety all compete for attention leading to suboptimal attentional control and possibly a decrease in performance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ironic effects and final target fixation in a penalty shooting task
    Olaf Binsch
    Research Institute MOVE, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mov Sci 29:277-88. 2010
    ..e., the open goal space. It is concluded that in far aiming tasks, ironic effects are accompanied by insufficiently long final fixations on the target...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effects of anxiety and exercise-induced fatigue on shooting accuracy and cognitive performance in infantry soldiers
    Nicky Nibbeling
    a MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 57:1366-79. 2014
    ..Exercise prevented shooting accuracy from deteriorating under anxiety, although cognitive performance was negatively affected after exercise. ..
  28. doi request reprint Foul or dive? Motor contributions to judging ambiguous foul situations in football
    Peter G Renden
    a Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Sport Sci 14:S221-7. 2014
    ..1%, s=7.2) and the novices (accuracy 57.4%, s=7.0) (P < 0.001). The results seem to point to an added value of motor experience in detecting deceptive movements...
  29. doi request reprint Contextual body image and athletes' disordered eating: the contribution of athletic body image to disordered eating in high performance women athletes
    A P Karin de Bruin
    Research Institute MOVE, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 19:201-15. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the contextual body image approach seems to be a promising framework for a better understanding of athletes' disordered eating...
  30. pmc Affective stimulus properties influence size perception and the Ebbinghaus illusion
    Niek R van Ulzen
    Department of Social Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Res 72:304-10. 2008
    ..A plausible explanation for both sets of experimental findings is that negatively loaded stimuli are more attention demanding than positively loaded or neutral stimuli...