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1

What is the forestry step test?

•Warm up
•Face a bench and step on and off whilst in time with the metronome
•Do this for 5 minutes
•Take your pulse for 15 seconds then times it by 4

2

What is the 35metre sprint test?

•Line up on the start line and sprint 35metres
•Record time taken, average for the 3 times
•Don't do it more than 2 or 3 times a day
•Best performed on a track with good weather
•3 people should time 1 person for best results

3

What is the Illinois agility test?

•Warm up
•Line down on the start line with your head on the start line, not in front
•On the starters command you must jump up and complete the course
•If you miss a turn or hit a cone you must start again
•Do two trials and record your best one

4

What is the vertical jump?

•Warm up
•Stand up with your hand against the wall, raised as high as you can you your feet flat on the ground
•Bend your knees a little bit then jump as high as you can
•Perform 3 times as no rest required

5

How do you measure the forestry step test?

ml per kg per min

6

How do you measure the 35metre sprint test?

Seconds

7

How do you measure the Illinois agility test?

Seconds

8

How do you measure the vertical jump?

kg metres per second

9

How do you interpret results for the forestry step test?

Normative table

10

How to you interpret results for the 35metre sprint test?

Normative table

11

How do you interpret results for the Illinois agility test?

Normative table

12

How do you interpret results for the vertical jump test?

Lewis Nomogram

13

How can validity be affected in the forestry step test?

•Not in time with beat
•Height of bench
•Technique being used
•Human error

14

How can validity be affected in the 35metre sprint test?

•Human error
•Fatigue

15

How can validity be affected in the Illinois agility test?

•Wrong starting position
•Human error, wrong time and measuring

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How can validity be affected in the vertical jump test?

•Human error
•Incorrect technique

17

How can reliability be affected in the forestry step test?

•Doing less than 3 tests
•Not performing same method every time
•Motivation of athletes

18

How can reliability be affected in the 35metre sprint test?

•Doing test less than 3 times
•Not performing same method every time

19

How can reliability be affected be the Illinois agility test?

•Doing test less than 3 times
•Not allowing a rest between each go
•Not performing same method every time

20

How can reliability be affected by the vertical jump test?

•Not performing same method every time
•Doing test less than 3 times

21

What are the advantages of the forestry step test?

•Minimal equipment needed
•Simple to set up
•Can do anywhere
•Large numbers of people at once

22

What are the disadvantages of the forestry step test?

•Assistance required
•Can be boring
•Specialised metronome tape required

23

What are advantages of the 35metre sprint test?

•Minimal equipment needed
•Simple to set up
•Can do anywhere
•Large numbers of people at once

24

What are the disadvantages of the 35metre sprint test?

•Assistance required
•Weather can affect the test
•Requires certain level of fitness
•Not suitable for older athletes

25

What are the advantages of the Illinois agility test?

•Easy to set up
•Minimal cost and equipment
•No specialist equipment required

26

What are the disadvantages of the Illinois agility test?

•Different surfaces affect the time
•Risk of slipping
•Inconsistencies with times
•Test does not distinguish between left and right

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What are the advantages of the vertical jump test?

•Easy to set up
•Minimal cost and equipment
•No specialist equipment required

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What are the disadvantages of the vertical jump test?

•Technique always plays a part in determining your score
•Wrong technique