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Components of Skill Related Fitness
Skill Related Fitness § § Agility Balance Coordination Reaction Time * What components of skill related fitness can you identify in the short clip?
Agility “The ability to change the bodies direction efficiently and under control” This can bee seen in most sports- a side step in ruby, catching and passing on the move Requires good body strength, fast reactions, balance and coordination.
Testing Illinois Agility Run Test Performer is required to negotiate around a course of cones as fast as they can. *Research the Protocol: - Page 240
Balance “A state of equilibrium or stability achieved by keeping the centre of mass over or within the base support” Examples in sport include a head stand in gymnastics or a skier weaving in and out of slalom gates
Testing Stork Stand Test Performer is required to hold a static leg balance for as long as possible. *Research the Protocol: - Page 241. ? ? ? How do you know if a test is Valid?
Coordination “A balanced and effective interaction of movements or body actions” Requires effective combination of nervous system and motor systems of the body. Examples include maintaining contact between stick and ball when dribbling in hockey.
Testing Anderson Ball Catch Test This tests hand eye coordination. Performer is required to throw a tennis ball against a wall and catch with alternate hands. * Remember some sports require good foot eye coordination * Research the Protocol: - Page 242
Reaction Time “The time taken from the start of a stimulus to the start of the response” Reaction time is affected by how quickly an individual can process information and the speed of conduction through the motor nerve You can improve reaction time through practise. Examples…. .
Testing The Ruler Drop Test Performer is required to catch a meter ruler with heir thumb and finger that is dropped without warning. Make sure they use their dominant hand • Research the Protocol: -Page 240 ? ? ? How do you ensure a test is standardised?
Exam Style Question A defender in a team game has to sprint for the ball, stop and then change direction to mark and attacker. The attacker moves towards goal and the defender has to stretch to win the ball. a) Define three components of skill related fitness that have been used in this play and state when they were used.
Different types of events in athletics require different components of fitness. Name two components of skill-related fitness required by a 400 metre hurdler. (1 mark) Name two components of health-related fitness required by a shot putter. (1 mark)