Methodological approaches to pedagogical control of the functional and motor fitness of the girls from 7-9 grades

Olga Ivashchenko, Oleg Khudolii, Sergii Iermakov, Marc Lochbaum, Mirosława Cieślicka, Walery Zukow, Mykola Nosko, Tetiana Yermakova

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Abstract

© JPES. The purpose of this study was to build a model for classification of motor and functional fitness in adolescent female students. To achieve this purpose, girls in 7 th (n=31), 8 th (n=26), and 9 th grade (n=28) were recruited with appropriate parental consent. To build the classification model, each adolescent performed and number of motor tests and the Stange, Genchi, Serkin tests of functional state. Canonical discriminant function analyses were conducted to determine the motor and functional fitness contributions. Two significant functions (p < .001) resulted with the first function explaining 86.8% and the second 13.2% of the variance between grade levels. Based on the model, it was possible to classify girls’ grade and thus biological age based on the performed tests. Structural coefficients from the first canonical discriminant function pointed to substantial difference between girls in 7 th grade compared to 8 th and 9 th grade at the end of motor coordination’s develo
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)254-261
JournalJournal of Physical Education and Sport
StatePublished - Mar 1 2017

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    Ivashchenko, O., Khudolii, O., Iermakov, S., Lochbaum, M., Cieślicka, M., Zukow, W., Nosko, M., & Yermakova, T. (2017). Methodological approaches to pedagogical control of the functional and motor fitness of the girls from 7-9 grades. Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 254-261.