IB SEHS Topic 6.2 - 6.3
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Measuring the skills needed for a sport can see how well the athlete can maintain that skill when repeatedly doing it.
Checking if the instruments you're using in an experiment are working properly
if you repeated the test again are you likely to get similar results
Does the test actually test what is tests
a bunch of people are put into a group that doesn't get any special treatment for the experiment.
Why is it important to have an control group?
To see if your hypothesis correlates with the data collected and overcoming learning problems
People of various skill levels are put in different groups by random. This is to ensure that we don't favor one group over another.
Participants in the experiment don't know which group they are in. If the participants know what they are getting, it will defeat the purpose of the experiment
Double blind experiment
both the participants and the experimenters are unaware of who is in the experimental or control groups. This is to make sure that neither party influences the results.
A harmless substance given to the participants in the controlled group. The substance won't affect the person's performance during the experiment.
a questionnaire that makes sure the participant doesn't have any health issues that will put them in danger in the experiment
tests that can be done without expensive equipment.
experiments that are done in a lab. More accurate than field testing
testing for a person's maximum ability. Used for people who are physically fit
For people who are afraid or aren't knowledgeable of pushing their limits. Good for children and the elderly
The relation of fat mass to fat free mass (bones, muscles etc)
ability to take in, deliver and use oxygen for use of a aerobic activity
ability to move through a full range of movement around a joint
ability to generate force using muscle(s)
ability of a muscle(s) to maintain force or power
The ability to change direction at speed with control
stability of body
the ability to use different parts of the body together smoothly and efficiently
duration between presentation of a stimulus and associated response
change of distance with respect to time when movement occurs
rate of doing work
Harvard Step Test
testing the participant on heart rate recovery after performing the task.
Cooper 12 minute run test
Participant run/walk as fast as they can in 12 minutes.
Multi-stage fitness test
AKA the Beep test. Participant runs increasingly faster in 20 meter shuttles until they're exhausted
Sit and reach test
Tests the flexibility of a person in the lower back and hamstring muscles.
Maximum push up test
Participant does as many push ups as they can with no time limit. This measures upper body strength and enduranc
Sit up test
Measure the strength and endurance of your stomach and hip-flexor muscles
Tests agility by having you run as quickly as possible through a series of cones placed in a certain way
Hand grip dynamometer
Measures the maximum strength of your hand and forearm using this machine
40 meter sprint test
The person being tested sprints 40 meters as fast as they can. Warm-ups and practice sprints should be done before test
Equation to calculate the if your is normal, overweight and obese (person's weight divided by their height squared).
study of measurements and proportions of the human body
Measures the mass per unit volume of a person's body using displacement
This test determines a person's balance. To test this the experimenter has the person stand on one foot with hands on their hips
tests hand eye coordination using a ball to throw against the wall and catching it with your opposite hand repeatedly
Measures hand eye coordination by dropping an object and having the person catch using their thumb and index finger
The use of artificial intelligence to measure and test an individual's skills
Standing Broad jump
Measures leg power. To do this test, you jump as far as you can.
Using vertical height jumps to test one's leg muscle strength
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