A Reference Manual for Human Performance Measurement in the Field of Physical Education and Sports Sciences

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780773487888
  • Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Series: Mellen Studies in Education , #26
  • Pages: 252

Table of Contents

Sect. A Kinanthropometry
Ch. 1 Body mass index 1
Ch. 2 Waist to hip ratio 7
Ch. 3 Goniometry 11
Ch. 4 Scoliometry 15
Ch. 5 Kyphometry 19
Ch. 6 Sit and reach test 25
Sect. B Muscle function
Ch. 7 Isometric grip strength 31
Ch. 8 Isometric dynamometry 39
Ch. 9 Isokinetic assessment 45
Sect. C Anaerobic and Explosive Power
Ch. 10 The Margaria-Kalamen test 59
Ch. 11 The vertical jump test 67
Ch. 12 Wingate anaerobic power test 77
Ch. 13 Standing broad (long) jump 83
Sect. D Aerobic Capacity
Ch. 14 Progressive treadmill test 87
Ch. 15 The Harvard step test 107
Ch. 16 PWC test of physical working capacity 113
Ch. 17 20-metre progressive shuttle run test (20-MST) 129
Ch. 18 Twelve-minute run-walk test 141
Ch. 19 AAHPERD 9-minute run test 149
Sect. E Local Muscular Endurance
Ch. 20 Modified sit-ups 157
Ch. 21 Pull-up test 163
Ch. 22 Flexed arm hang 169
Sect. F Speed and Agility
Ch. 23 50 yard dash 173
Ch. 24 Shuttle run 179
Sect. G Test Batteries
Ch. 25 AAHPER youth fitness test 185
Ch. 26 AAHPERD health-related test 191
Ch. 27 The European test of physical fitness (EUROFIT) 201
Sect. H Others
Ch. 28 Forced vital capacity (FVC) 217
Ch. 29 Forced expiratory volume in one second (FEVI) 223
Ch. 30 Stork stand static balance test 231
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