Factors Determining Game Effectiveness of Polish Female Junior Basketball Team

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Mikolajec K., Kubaszczyk A., Waskiewicz Z.

The major components of conditioning for basketball have been identified as anaerobic power, aerobic capacity, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility. The main objective of the research was to identify the factors that determine game effectiveness in elite young female basketball players Research was conducted on 11 elite young basketball female players, representatives of Polish U-17 national team. Eleven variables were considered. They included tests evaluating speed, power, strength, aerobic endurance, technical and tactical skills and the volume of work performed in particular zones of intensity. The obtained results suggest that the most important factor (1) describing game effectiveness included speed, power, anaerobic zone training volume, defensive efficiency. There is a significant influence of conditioning on a player’s defensive efficiency.
Key words
basketball, games effectiveness, motor abilities

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