The Level of Chosen Coordination Abilities in 10 Year old Boys as Selection Criteria for Sport Classes

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Eider J., Cieszczyk P.

The main objective of this work was to evaluate the level of chosen coordination abilities in 10 year old boys selected to sport classes in the city of Stettin. In all 136 pupils were examined, including 39 that consisted the control group. The applied methods were based on previously accepted test batteries with high reliability and validity. The obtained results indicate significant inter group differences inkinesthesia of strength, movement frequency and space orientation. No differences were found in tests the sense of balance, which most often occur in coordination test batteries. The sense of balance was frequently omitted by experts creating selection criteria for particular sport disciplines.
Key words
coordination motor abilities, youth sport, sports selection

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