Pilates and Motor Learning

  • Verena GewenigerEmail author
  • Alexander Bohlander


This chapter summarizes a number of motor learning concepts, which can be applied to the Pilates method, and have proven successful in practice.


Motor Learning Sport Psychology External Focus Fundamental Motor Skill Movement Principle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Deutscher Pilates-VerbandMühltal/TrautheimGermany
  2. 2.POLESTAR EuropeKölnGermany

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