A Correlational Study between Body Characteristics and Throwing Performance in Primary School Children
LANGUAGE NOTE | Document text in Chinese; abstract also in English.
Coaching school athletes becomes part of the physical educators' daily work today. The selection guidelines for the school athletes varies a lot. Many physical educators may prefer to recruit children depending on the body size. However, the present study attempts to investigate the relationship between body characteristics and throwing performance. Fifty-two 9-year-old boys were measured. Results indicated that the upper limb's length correlated significantly with the throwing performance.
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