Comparison of Physical and Motoric Features of Children Continuous the Sport School

Özgür Nalbant


Objective: The comparison of the physical and motoric features of the children continuous sport school within team sports.

Method: A total of 60 male athletes from 9 to 10 years participated as volunteers in the Galatasaray Sports Club for three months in basketball and volleyball. 27 of these athletes were basketball players and 33 were volleyball players. The age, height, weight and BMI of the basketball players were 9,19 ± 1,9 years; 140,37 ± 12,1 cm 38,06 ± 1,4 kg; 18.71 ± 3.7 kg / m² and the volleyball players were 10.54 ± 1.6 years,; 145.57 ± 10.5 cm; 41,34 ± 1,4 kg; 19,22 ± 3,3 kg / m² respectively. The body mass index (BMI), which measures the height and body weight of the participants, was calculated. For the evaluation of the motoric properties, sit and reach, trunk lifting, hand grip, ball throwing, push-up, shuttle, 10 mt speed, T test for agility, was tested. The SPSS 20.0 statistical program was used in the evaluation of the data. Independent Samples T Test was performed to compare the obtained data.

Findings: Significant difference was found sit and reach, body lifting and ball throwing in volleyball and was found 10 m speed in basketball (p <0,05).

Conclusion: Although some motoric features give different results in children going on to basketball and volleyball sports school, it has been found that they show similar features in most cases.

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