Francisco Alarcón López

Francisco Alarcón López
University of Alicante | UA · Departamento de Didáctica General y Didácticas Específicas

PhD in Physical Education & Sport Sciences

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November 2017 - November 2017
University of Alicante
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  • PhD
November 2017 - November 2017
University of Alicante
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  • Professor
November 2017 - November 2017
University of Alicante
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  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (78)
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Self-regulation (SR) in pre-schoolers is a strong predictor of different aspects of mental health and wellbeing. However, SR only recently has been examined concerning physical activity and its effects on cognitive performance. In the present study, 49 preschool children aged 4–5 years were submitted to classroom movement breaks (CMBs) of 15-min wi...
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Endurance physical exercise is accompanied by subjective perceptions of exertion (reported perceived exertion, RPE), emotional valence, and arousal. These constructs have been hypothesized to serve as the basis for the exerciser to make decisions regarding when to stop, how to regulate pace, and whether or not to exercise again. In dual physical-co...
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Emotion regulation (ER) is a strong predictor of different aspects of mental health and wellbeing. However, only recently has ER been examined in relation to physical activity and its effects on fitness. In the present study, 26 elite helicopter pilots, serving in the Spanish Air Force, were physically trained for 6 months, and their level of fitne...
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A lack of exercise leads to being overweight or obese affecting regional brain structure and functional connectivity associated with impaired cognitive function and dementia. In recent decades, several studies of healthy individuals suggest that adiposity may also produce negative independent effects on the brain. We aimed to investigate the relati...
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La ciencia se ha incorporado de una manera definitiva al deporte. Las decisiones que toman los preparadores están soportadas cada vez más por el conocimiento científico. Al finalizar un entrenamiento o un partido, cualquier deportista traslada a los técnicos una enorme cantidad de datos de todo tipo. Si se ha utilizado un dispositivo de localizació...
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En la presente revisión sistemática cualitativa se intenta avanzar en el conocimiento sobre la incidencia de la actividad física sobre las funciones ejecutivas, focalizada en poblaciones sanas infantiles, adolescentes y jóvenes. Se identificaron, categorizaron y analizaron artículos de bases de datos electrónicas como ISI Web of Knowledge, SCOPUS,...
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Statement of significance: Our data demonstrates that intraocular pressure is sensitive to anxiety manipulation in sport scenarios, specifically in a basketball free throws task. The present outcomes may be of special relevance due to its practical advantages for the objective control of athletes´ anxiety levels. Purpose: Athletes experience high...
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During the competition, soccer players must make both physical and mental efforts simultaneously. €is dual-task situation impairs performance in skills that require precision only in those athletes who do not have automated those skills. However, there has been little control over the nature and magnitude of the mental load that athletes experience...
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e impulsivity determines the role performed by futsal players Abstract Futsal is a sport known and practiced by millions of people around the world. However, there are few scientiic studies about distinct facets of personality associated with impulsive behavior, which can help coaches to optimize their sport performance. e aim of this study was to...
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Resumen: La creatividad táctica es una de las características de los juga-dores con mayor pericia en deportes de interacción. Ésta se deine como la capacidad para generar respuestas sorpresivas y originales ante los proble-mas que surgen durante el juego. Recientes investigaciones han comproba-do que estos deportistas poseen ciertas capacidades cog...
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p>La creatividad táctica es una de las características de los jugadores con mayor pericia en deportes de interacción. Ésta se define como la capacidad para generar respuestas sorpresivas y originales ante los problemas que surgen durante el juego. Recientes investigaciones han comprobado que estos deportistas poseen ciertas capacidades cognitivas,...
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Interaction Sports are developed in extremely variable, unpredictable contexts, which means that the level of entropy is very high. In these environments, where decision making is decisive for sporting success, the participation of the central executive plays a key role. The aim of this study was to explore the potential importance of executive fun...
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Mental fatigue has a negative effect on endurance tasks, but little is known about its effect on sports skills precision. The aim of this study was to check if mental stress reduces the free throw effectiveness in basketball. 18 semi-professional players performed the experiment. The experimental group performed the 2-back memory task, while anothe...
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The aim of the present study was to identify the importance of performance indicators to predict shooting effectiveness in basketball according to match status. The sample was composed by 510 shots corresponding to n=10 games randomly selected from the FIBA Basketball World Cup (Turkey, 2010). The effects of the predictor variables on successful sh...
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The aim of the present study was to identify the effect of a basketball unit of work that modifies the height of the hoop on the shooting effectiveness, the shooting decision-making process, and the ball possessions ending with a shot. The study was a cuasiexperiment with control and experimental groups measured pre and post intervention. The baske...
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This study aimed to investigate the acute effects of two different resistance circuit training protocols on basketball players' physical and technical performance and rate of perceived exertion (RPE). In a repeated-measures, crossover experimental design, 9 semi-professional basketball players performed a Power Circuit Training (PCT; 45% 1RM) and a...
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La finalidad de esta investigación fue conocer la realidad educativa del deporte escolar en las clases de Educación Física en la Enseñanza Secundaria en el Municipio de Murcia. Se analizó una muestra de 25 profesores a los que se les suministró un cuestionario donde se les preguntó cómo planifican e intervienen en los deportes de equipo. Los datos...
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Tras realizar una revisión y estudio de la documentación existente se comprueba que son escasas las propuestas para llevar a cabo una evaluación cualitativa y fundamentada en el proceso de los contenidos referidos a las habilidades motrices básicas. Tras este panorama, el propósito de este artículo es proponer un instrumento de evaluación formativa...
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El rendimiento en baloncesto viene determinado no sólo por la capacidad de ejecución de los participantes sino por la capacidad de superar al adversario que genera un entorno cambiante, donde el jugador debe estar analizando y decidiendo continuamente las acciones a realizar para conseguir encestar. El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar si con u...
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The aim of this paper is to present a case study to see if a group of players get improve their decision -making through intentional learning of complex rules, with little perceptual salience. They included 10 basketball players male aged between 18 and 24 years (M = 21.47) . A within pre -experimental design was used , in which the group considere...
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The aim of this paper is to present a case study to see if a group of players get improve their decision -making through intentional learning of complex rules, with little perceptual salience . They included 10 basketball players male aged between 18 and 24 years (M = 21.47). A within pre -experimental design was used , in which the group considere...
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1. Aclaraciones conceptuales. 2. Anticipándose al futuro: la planificación. 3. Cuando el esfuerzo produce beneficios: concepto de carga de entrenamiento. 4. Clasificando el esfuerzo. Características de la carga: naturaleza, magnitud, componentes, orientación y organización. 5. Modelo de planificación para el entrenamiento de la toma de decisiones....
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The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of the boys 14-and-under competition, to analyze if basketball is adapted to children´s capacities and needs. The study sample comprised 2252 attack phases. The variables studied were number of attack phases, type of each attack phase, duration of each attack phase, and number of passes of e...
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La formación de los entrenadores de baloncesto ha experimentado una evolución constante en los últimos años debido a diversas causas, entre las que destaca el cambio legislativo debido a la ley del deporte. Dicha ley regula el proceso de formación de los técnicos y amplía considerablemente el volumen de horas de duración, así como las exigencias pa...
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The aim of the present work was to assess the personality traits of young basketball players aged 13-15 years (n=54) through the evaluation of the dimensions of personality questionnaire BFQ-NA, for children and adolescents. We used a descriptive transversal design in this study which was non-experimental. The results that were obtained confirm tha...
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The aim of the present work was to assess the personality traits of young basketball players aged 13-15 years (n=54) through the evaluation of the dimensions of personality questionnaire BFQ-NA, for children and adolescents. We used a descriptive transversal design in this study which was non-experimental. The results that were obtained confirm tha...
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The aim of this study was to analyze the differences between a winning team and a losing team in the same competition, group E of the EBA league for the season 2008/2009, respect game style, analyzing the mobility and depth such players as ball, and their relationship with the efficiency of the set play offence and degree of opposition to the shot....
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The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of a constructivist training program on a basketball team decision making about players and ball dynamism. The participants in the study were 10 senior players with an average age of 21 years (age range= 18-26 years). The intervention was based on doing player to understand, through a reflectio...
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Dentro del proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje, el entrenador es el encargado de mediar en el aprendizaje, por lo que deberá tomar decisiones sobre cómo controlar una serie de elementos que configuran este proceso. Uno de estos elementos son el diseño de tareas, las cuales deben partir del objetivo a conseguir, y de las condiciones de práctica, además...
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The aim of this paper is to explain how it is necessary to use constructivist theory to understand the mechanisms that occur in the learning of team sports. These have distinct characteristics that give rise to many skills, which also require a motor domain, the capacity of each player to know when and where to use them, i.e. it needs a process of...
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El objetivo de este trabajo es exponer cómo se hace necesario utilizar la teoría constructivista para poder entender los mecanismos que se producen en el aprendizaje de los deportes de equipo. Éstos poseen unas características propias que dan lugar a numerosas habilidades, las cuales requieren, además de un dominio motriz, de la capacidad por parte...
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El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la influencia de programa entrenamiento para la mejora de los conceptos de juego sobre el conocimiento declarativo de un equipo de baloncesto. En el estudio participaron un total de 10 jugadores Seniors con una edad media de 21 años. La intervención se basó en hacerle comprender al jugador, mediante un proce...
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El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la influencia de un programa de entrenamiento constructivista sobre la toma de decisiones relacionada con el dinamismo de jugadores y balón que mostraba un equipo de baloncesto durante la competición. En el estudio participaron un total de 10 jugadores Seniors con una edad media de 21 años (rango de edad de...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of a training program on declarative knowledge that he had a team on the internal logic of basketball. The participants in the study were 10 senior players with a mean age of 21 years. The intervention was based on the player you understand, through a process of reflection and exploration, the...
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The interest for a suitable education in the team sports has caused different theoretical approaches from the traditional model to comprehensive models. The aim of the present study was to know how the team sports are taught in Physical Education in Secondary Schools. The used sample was made up of three Physical Education teachers from the town of...
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El objetivo de este trabajo fue diseñar un sistema automatizado que permitiera el entrenamiento de la capacidad perceptiva específica de los entrenadores de baloncesto. Con este propósito se elaboró esta herramienta automatizada e informatizada que consta por un lado de la presentación de secuencias de imágenes reales de encuentros oficiales de com...
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Para la adecuada toma de decisiones en baloncesto es necesario que previamente el jugador perciba los estimulos mas importantes del entorno, gracias a su atencion selectiva. En la actualidad la mayoria de las investigaciones que buscan la mejora tactica del jugador no tienen en cuenta esta cualidad. El objetivo de este estudio fue comprobar si medi...
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When making decisions in basketball, it is necessary for the player to perceive the most important environmental stimuli through selective perception. However, most research that seeks to improve player performance does not take this into account. The purpose of this study was to test whether one can improve the selective perception skills of baske...
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Para la adecuada toma de decisiones en baloncesto es necesario que previamente el jugador perciba los estímulos más importantes del entorno, gracias a su atención selectiva. En la actualidad la mayoría de las investigaciones que buscan la mejora táctica del jugador no tienen en cuenta esta cualidad. El objetivo de este estudio fue comprobar si medi...
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Una de las responsabilidades del entrenador es la selección de un método o estrategia de intervención que consiga que el jugador aprenda de la manera más eficaz posible. La totalidad de los modelos existentes comparten prácticamente los mismos puntos de partida cuando explican la intervención del entrenador/profesor. Aunque en algunos no se especif...
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El rendimiento en baloncesto viene determinado no sólo por la capacidad de ejecución de los participantes sino por la capacidad de superar al adversario que genera un entorno cambiante, donde el jugador debe estar analizando y decidiendo continuamente las acciones a realizar para conseguir encestar. El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar si con u...
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The performance in basketball comes determined not only for the capacity of execution of the participants but for the aptitude to overcome the adversary who generates a changeable environment, where the player must be analyzing and deciding constant the actions to obtain to score. The aim of this study was to analyze if with a program of training f...
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The objectives of this research were to test the effectiveness of an intervention program to improve the ability to handle mobile objects in primary school students and validate the use of an qualitative assessment tool to find out about different levels of difficulty. Two hypothesis are under study: a) the program will improve the skill level of t...
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Entre las responsabilidades del entrenador, una de las más importantes es la selección o diseño de las tareas que formarán parte del programa práctico del proceso de entrenamiento. Son numerosos los factores que influyen en el diseño de las tareas, pero, dado que su análisis no es el objetivo de este texto, se incluye un resumen en el cuadro 1. Se...
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The aim of the present work is to assess the personality traits of young basketball players aged 16-18 years (n=186) through the description of the dimensions and sub-dimension from the Big Five Questionnaire (BFQ) regarding personality. This was a non-experimental study in which a descriptive transversal design was used. The results that were obta...
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Los trabajos que han destacado y predominado en las dos últimas décadas, en relación con el estudio de la personalidad, tanto en el ámbito deportivo (Hoyt, Rhodes, Hausenblas, Giacobbi, 2009; Ruiz, 2005) como extradeportivo: en psicología de las organizaciones, en psicología de la educación y en psicología clínica, confluyen en el modelo de los “Ci...
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The aim of the present study was to assess trait and state anxiety in a sample of basketball players and their performance in competition, in addition to comparing players' anxiety when playing against rivals of different levels. The sample was composed of 10 players from a basketball team of the Spanish Amateur Basketball League. The State-Trait A...
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This study presents the differences of competition between mini-basketball with the traditional rules (5-a-side) and minibasket with rule modifications (3-a-side) such as: reduced number of players on court, compulsory participation in 2 of the match's 4 periods, reduced court size, placing the free throw line at 3m from the basket, and including a...
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The purpose of this investigation was to determine the situation of sports in schools in the Secondary School of Murcia. We analyzed a sample of 25 teachers who were presented a questionnaire which examined how to planning and involved of sports game. The information has been treated using the statistical package SPSS by means of descriptive statis...
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The aim of this study was to analyse whether a tactical training program based on a constructivist model can improve decision making related to keeping control of the ball for a men's senior basketball ream composed of ten players. The dependent variables were: player distribution around the ball, and achieving support on both sides of the ball at...
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The aim of this study is to design a questionnaire to identify the type of training, both initial and in-service, given to Secondary School Physical Education teachers as regards the teaching of sport, how they plan and the way the task of teaching collective sports is dealt with. The population consisted of secondary school teachers. Four physical...
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Tesis Univ. Granada. Departamento de Educación Física y Deportiva. Leída el 27 de noviembre de 2008
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p> RESUMEN Los objetivos de la presente investigación fueron comprobar la efectividad de un programa de intervención para mejorar la habilidad de manejo de móviles en el alumnado de Primaria y validar un instrumento de evaluación cualitativo para conocer los niveles de dificultad. Se plantearon dos hipótesis de estudio: a) el programa permite mej...
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Tras realizar una revisión y estudio de la documentación existente se comprueba que son escasas las propuestas para llevar a cabo una evaluación cualitativa y fundamentada en el proceso de los contenidos referidos a las habilidades motrices básicas. Tras este panorama, el propósito de este artículo es proponer un instrumento de evaluación formativa...
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The sport performance in basketball depends on multiple fac- tors, of different nature: motor, physical, psychological. After many years in which the main preoccupation of the coaches was the development of the motor skills, the recent scientific pro- duction has demonstrated the importance of the cognitive processes in the decision making, the nec...
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El rendimiento deportivo en baloncesto depende de múltiples factores, de diferente naturaleza: motriz, física, psicológica. Tras muchos años en los que la principal preocupación de los técnicos fue el desarrollo de las destrezas motoras, la producción científica reciente ha demostrado la importancia de los procesos cognitivos en la toma de decision...
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Results of an instrument of self-assessment put into practice with a group of Primary School students In this article is showed the results of an instrument of self-assessment put into practice with a group of Primary School students. The purpose of this system of self-assessment is to allow the participation of the students themselves in the proce...
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La presente investigación se llevó a cabo con una muestra de 35 alumnos/as, con edades de 8/9 años y pertenecientes a la Etapa de Educación Primaria de la Comunidad Autónoma de Murcia del Colegio Cristo Crucificado de Mula. A dichos alumnos/as se les aplicó un programa de intervención para la mejora y evaluación de la habilidad básica de manejo de...
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La energía es un factor limitante durante la realización de cualquier actividad física, y concretamente durante la realización de los deportes de invasión. Para impedir el agotamiento de las reservas de glucógeno muscular y hepático durante el ejercicio será necesario controlar la ingesta previa a la competición, la ingesta justo antes de empezar a...
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Se propone un programa para mejorar y evaluar la enseñanza y aprendizaje de la habilidad motriz básica. La finalidad es ofrecer una metodología de trabajo que sirva de apoyo en la elaboración de la programación de aula en el área de Educación Física y, de forma específica, del contenido de habilidades motrices básicas. Se ofrecen pautas y orientaci...
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La utilización de complementos dietéticos ergogénicos se ha insaturado rápidamente en los deportes individuales por el deseo de aumentar el rendimiento deportivo durante actividades deportiva. El incremento en la utilización de oxigeno durante el ejercicio conduce a un aumento de la utilización mitocondrial que no se apareja con un aumento del apor...