A Comprehensive Guide to Sports Skills Tests and Measurement

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Scarecrow Press, 2001 - Education - 303 pages
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In today's world, with the increased emphasis on student assessment and teacher accountability, this book is invaluable to the physical educator. The most complete reference listing available on sports skills tests and measurement, the guide contains nearly 100 skills tests for 28 sports from the junior high through the college level. A thorough bibliography completes each chapter, including all sports skills tests constructed—authenticated or unauthenticated. Easily adaptable for the challenges of each teaching setting, this book is a unique resource that no school or practitioner should be without.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
ARCHERY
7
BADMINTON
17
BASEBALL
41
BASKETBALL
47
BOWLING
75
CANOEING
83
DIVING
87
ICE HOCKEY
177
LACROSSE
181
RACQUETBALL
185
SNOW SKIING
193
SOCCER
199
Softball
213
SPEEDBALL
227
SQUASH
235

EQUITATION
95
FENCING
99
FIELD HOCKEY
107
FIGURE SKATING
115
FOOTBALL
123
GOLF
143
GYMNASTICS
161
HANDBALL
171
SWIMMING
239
TABLE TENNIS
255
TEAM HANDBALL
259
TENNIS
263
VOLLEYBALL
287
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
303
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D. Ray Collins and Patrick B. Hodges are longtime contributors to professional literature in sport and physical education, collectively co-authoring 15 textbooks and numerous journal articles. Collins is Professor of Physical Education and sport science at St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota. Hodges is Department Chairperson of Physical Education and Athletics, and Professor of Physical Education at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio.

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