Unit 7: Fitness testing for sport and exercise

Report
UNIT 7
P1 describe one test for each
component of physical
fitness, including advantages
and disadvantages
M1 explain the advantages and
disadvantages of one fitness
test for each component of
physical fitness
WHAT PARAMETERS DO WE TEST IN FOOTBALL
Strength
Muscular strength is defined as the ability of a muscle or muscle group
to exert force to overcome the most resistance in one effort.
Speed (Distance/ Time)
Body composition- Body fats,
Weight, Height etc.
Power
is defined as the amount of work performed
per unit of time.
Muscular endurance is defined as the ability
of a muscle or muscle group to exert force to
overcome a resistance many times
Aerobic Endurance
cardiovascular endurance, aerobic fitness, or
stamina, is the ability to exercise
continuously for extended periods without
tiring.
Flexibility: the capacity of a
joint or muscle to move
through its full range of
motion.
Flexibility is specific to a
particular movement or joints,
and the degree of flexibility
can vary around the body.
TASK
Can you define the seven main areas that we test in
football with a practical example for each.
What sort of tests are there and what do
they test?
Why do we test?
STRENGTH
1rm/ 3rm
•
Bench press
•
Back Squat
•
Front Squat
•
Chins
Advantages and disadvantages of different
tests: eg cost, time, equipment requirement,
facility
requirements, skill level of person carrying
out test, issues with test validity, issues with
test reliability
STRENGTH
AEROBIC ENDURANCE
•
MSFT (Bleep Test)
•
Yo-yo test
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwYx62e2VJI
Advantages and disadvantages of different
tests: eg cost, time, equipment requirement,
facility
requirements, skill level of person carrying
out test, issues with test validity, issues with
test reliability
AEROBIC ENDURANCE
Activities during an average 90 minutes
standing
walking
jogging
running
sprinting
MUSCULAR ENDURANCE
Press-up test
Sit-up test
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPzDNtU
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Advantages and disadvantages of different
tests:
SPEED
Is often measured using straight line speed over 10m and 30m
It is normally done with timing gates to get exact times, averages can be given as well
as top scores to outline players maximal speeds. This can also be completed with
stop watches as long as the recorders are switched on!
Advantages and disadvantages of different
tests:
SPEED
POWER
CMJ
Squat jump
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_AyVPdUVAU
CMJ, Squat Jump shows rate of force
production, how much power can you
produce quickly! (hopefully will be able to do
this!)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VK11Kov
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Advantages and disadvantages of different
tests:
BODY COMPOSITION
Body fat %
This is calculated using a set of
callipers, skin folds are taken
from various sites (4 or 7)
This is then put through a calculation
along with their age to give a
body fat %
Body height, Body weight
http://www.linear-software.com/online.html
FLEXIBILITY
Flexibility is one of the main fitness components in football good flexibility is an
important part of the overall fitness profile. Good flexibility is also important for
injury prevention.
Sit and Reach test
TASKS
P1 describe one test for each
M1 explain the advantages and
component of physical
disadvantages of one fitness
fitness, including advantages
test for each component of
and disadvantages
Task 1: Explain the
components of fitness that
we test in football and why?
physical fitness
Task 2: Describe/explain a test
for each component along with
their advantages and
disadvantages
Your report must include;
Why we test?
Definitions for the following as well as, one fitness test for each of the following
components of fitness.
·
Flexibility
·
Strength
·
Aerobic Endurance
·
Speed
·
Power
·
Muscular Endurance
·
Body Composition
For each one you will need to give
·
The definition of the component of fitness that is being tested
·
The procedure for carrying out the fitness test
·
Any ratings you can find, from elite to very poor
·
Any pictures of the test you can find.
·
List any advantages/disadvantages you can think of

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