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Power

Vertical jump test. Strength x speed

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Reaction time

Ruler drop test. The time taken to initate a response to a stimulus

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Agility

Illinois agility test. The ability to move and change direction quickly whilst maintaining control

4

Muscular endurance

Abdominal curl conditional test. The ability of a muscle to undergo repeated contraction

5

Speed

30m sprint. The rate at which an individual is able to perform a movement or cover a distance in a period of time

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Strength

Handgrip dynamometer strength. The ability to cover a resistance

7

Balance

Strork balance test. Centre of mass over the base of support

8

Co-ordination

Wall toss test. The ability to use two or more parts of the body well

9

Cardio vascular endurance

Cooper run. The ability of the heart and lungs to supply oxygen to working muscles.

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Flexibility

Sit and reach test. The range of movement possible at a joint

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Reasons for fitness testing

-identify strengths and weaknesses -Monitor improvements -to compare against group averages -to motivate/ set goals

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Limitations of fitness testing

-not can not be specific to your sport -they not always similar to the movement in the activity -some test aren’t reliable.