4-10 year-old children's pre-sport qualification based on kinesiological potential tests: test program design


Dr.Hab., Professor A.A. Peredel'skiy
Professor, PhD M.M. Kovylin
Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport, Youth and Tourism (GTSOLIFK), Moscow

The study was designed to consider and analyze – based on the fundamental studies by N.A. Bernstein, L.V. Volkov, I.A. Arshavskiy et al. generalized by V.K. Bal’sevich in his Ontogenesis Theory and own statistically meaningful study data – the onto-kinesiologic features of the 4-10 year-old would-be athletes. Such consideration and analysis gives the means to revise, on a well-grounded basis, the popular sport-selection test methods customized to the pre-sport selection of the 4-6 year-olds. The study resulted in 7 revised test methods being developed and recommended for use with the relevant updated application and data interpretation recommendations.

Keywords: ontogenesis, test methods, pre-sport qualification process.


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