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Title A Study of the Measurement of Potential Football Ability in High School Players
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Discipline/Department Physical Education
University/Publisher Texas Tech University
Subjects/Keywords Athletic ability; Football
Language en
Rights Unrestricted.
Country of Publication us
Record ID handle:2346/14174
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Date Indexed 2020-04-11

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…Another limitation of the study was the use of a subjective rating scale (8) by the coaches which assigned the players a value of football playing ability. Many so-called objective tests in team and dual sports were actually validated by…

…LITERATURE Introduction Evidence of thirteen studies dealing with measurement and prediction of football ability and psychological factors affecting athletic ability was found in the available literature. the following areas: The studies were categorized in…

…measurement of potential ability, psychological factors affecting ability, and the effect of body build on players' fitness for football. Measurement of Potential Ability In 1933, McElroy (15) started some experimentation with a series of…

…Test varied from .48 to .64 for different grade levels. The low correlations indicated the Skill Test measured qualities other than strength. The events of the test included six events with a football and six with a soccer ball. The test was scored…

…observation. A study by Borleske (14) at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1937 measured touch football ability of eighty-seven college men. The judgment of forty-six physical educators cited five classifi- cations of skills with the…

…was found with an objective criterion and the five tests. A battery of three test items, similar to those used on the tackle football batteries, the forward pass for distance, punt for distance, and fifty-yard run with football, produced a…

…correlation of .88 with the objective criterion. A study by Brace (4) at the University of Texas in 1940 involved the validation of tests of learning or achievement of fundamental skills in football as measures of real playing ability. The test…

…elements se- lected were eight skills of football applied to the football squad as a basis for validation. The correlations with total score ranged from .29 to .79. The correlation between coaches' ratings and total score on all eight tests was .33…

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