PL EN


Preferencje help
Widoczny [Schowaj] Abstrakt
Liczba wyników
2012 | 19 | 1 | 13-15
Tytuł artykułu

Strength in Young Italian Students: Results from Eurofit Test and Comparison Among European Data

Treść / Zawartość
Warianty tytułu
Języki publikacji
EN
Abstrakty
EN
Introduction. The health-related benefits of physical activity are well known. Participation in a physical activity could improve social well-being, as well as physical and mental health, among children and adolescents. Material and methods. Thus, during Physical Education lessons, over 1500 students were tested with the Bent Arm Hung and the Standing Broad Jump test; according to the instructions given by Eurofit battery. All phases of the test had been run by teachers that collected data relative to lower limb power and upper limbs isometric endurance strength. Results. Females jumped 150 cm (on average) while in Bent Arm Hung scored scantly results. The variability was high in both test. Males jumped over their own height with a variation smaller than females'. About isometric endurance strength the best group was the 16 years (male). Conclusion. These two tests showed in both genders a similar pattern to that of other young Europeans but future research are necessary to separate the correlation about country, rural area of origin and socioeconomic status. It may be concluded that the level of physical activity (and the possibility to play it) was a decisive factor on the level of performance.
Wydawca

Rocznik
Tom
19
Numer
1
Strony
13-15
Opis fizyczny
Daty
wydano
2012-03-01
online
2012-06-14
Twórcy
  • Faculty of Motor and Sport Science, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Milan
  • Faculty of Motor and Sport Science, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Milan
  • Department of Sport, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Study of Milan
autor
  • A.N.S.A.S. - Toscana (Italian National School Agency), Ministry of Education, University and Research
Bibliografia
  • Brettschneider, W. D. & Naul R. (2004). Study on young people's lifestyles and sedentariness and the role of sport in the context of education and as a means of restoring the balance. Final report. Paderborn: University of Paderborn and Council of Europe Directorate-General for Education and Culture, Unit Sport.
  • Telama, R. (2002). ICSSPE and initiatives for physical education. International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education Bulletin 34, 10-12.
  • Saygin, O., Zorba E., Karacabey K. & Mengutay S. (2007). Gender and maturation differences in health-related physical fitness and physical activity in Turkish children. Pakistan J. Biol. Sci. 10(12), 1963-9.
  • Deforche, B., Lefevre J., De Bourdeaudhuij I., Hills A. P., Duquet W. & Bouckaert J. (2003). Physical fitness and physical activity in obese and non-obese Flemish youth. Obesity Research 11(3), 434-41.[PubMed][Crossref]
  • Freitas, D. L., Maia J., Marques A., Beunen G., Lefevre J. A., Claessens A. L., et al. (2002). Studies in somatic growth, biological maturation, physical fitness and activity in Portuguese speaking countries: an overview. Revista Portuguesa de Ciencias do Desporto 2(4), 92-111.
  • Ortega, F. B., Ruiz J. R., Castillo M. J., Moreno L. A., González-Gross M., Wärnberg J., et al. (2005). Low level of physical fitness in Spanish adolescents. Relevance for future cardiovascular health (AVENA study). Revista Espaniola de Cardiologia 58(8), 898-909.
  • Tokmakidis, S. P., Kasambalis A. & Christodoulos A. D. (2006). Fitness levels of Greek primary schoolchildren in relationship to overweight and obesity. Eur. J. Pediatr. 165(12), 867-74.
  • Council of Europe. (1998). Eurofit: handbook for the EUROFIT tests of Physical fitness. Rome: Secretariat of the Committee for the Development of Sport within the Council of Europe.
  • Lovecchio, N., Bussetti M. & Eid L. (2009). Flexibility and abdominal strength among young student: Eurofit protocol. Eur. J. Phys. Health Educ. 1(1), 19-23.
  • van de Vliet, P., Rintala P., Fröjd K., Verellen J., van Houtte S., Daly D. J., et al. (2006). Physical fitness profile of elite athletes with intellectual disability. Scand. J. Med. Sci. Sports 16(6), 417-25.
  • Hebbelinck, M., Clarys P. & De Malsche A. (1999). Growth, development, and physical fitness of Flemish vegetarian children, adolescents, and young adults. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 70(3 Suppl), 579S-585S.
  • Vaeyens, R., Malina R. M., Janssens M., Van Renterghem B., Bourgois J., Vrijens J., et al. (2006). A multidisciplinary selection model for youth soccer: the Ghent Youth Soccer Project. Br. J. Sports Med. 40(11), 928-34.
  • Casajús, J. A., Leiva M. T., Villarroya A., Legaz A. & Moreno L. A. (2007). Physical performance and school physical education in overweight Spanish children. Ann. Nutr. Metab. 51(3), 288-96.[WoS][PubMed]
  • Verstraete, S. J., Cardon G. M., De Clercq D. L. & De Bourdeaudhuij I. M. (2007). A comprehensive physical activity promotion programme at elementary school: the effects on physical activity, physical fitness and psychosocial correlates of physical activity. Public Health Nutrition 10(5), 477-84.[PubMed][WoS]
Typ dokumentu
Bibliografia
Identyfikatory
Identyfikator YADDA
bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_v10197-012-0002-5
JavaScript jest wyłączony w Twojej przeglądarce internetowej. Włącz go, a następnie odśwież stronę, aby móc w pełni z niej korzystać.