Arm span measurement is a simplemeasure that is important in theanthropometrical profiling of athletes inmany sports in which reach is important,such as rowing and basketball. See alsothe related arm length measure, which isthe length of each individual arm.purpose: To measure arm length, as longarms may be advantageous for somesports which involve reaching and
A standing long jump is often used as afunctional test to assess leg power, but the testmay underestimate the athlete’s true potentialif the athlete does not use the best possibletechnique. The selection of takeoff angle isone of the most important technique variables.Masaki Wakai studied the effects of changes intakeoff angle on performance in the standinglong jump. The aim was to identify theoptimum takeoff angle and to explain the
•Tape measure accurate to0.1 centimeter at least 3meters long.•Tri-square
Purpose: This test measuresyour upper body strengthand power, and your abilityto exert a forcefulmovement, utilizing themuscles of the arms and the
A size 7 basketball and a15-meter long throwingarea.
This test measures speed.A stopwatch or wristwatchwith a second hand isneeded to get the time ofeach performer. A clappermay be used by the starter.
Draw two parallel lines 50 meters apart, oneto be used as starting line, and another toserve as finish line.Let the performer/s stand behind the startingline.On signal “Go” or upon hearing the sound ofthe clapper, the performer leaves his/hermark to run as fast as he could up to thefinish line.Record the time spent by the performer in