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Title: Assessing Sport Skills
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication Date: 1993
Book Condition: Good
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Now physical education teachers have one complete source for the best in skills testing! Assessing Sport Skills is a comprehensive guide to 379 tests in 29 individual, dual, and team sports and activities. Plus, this book includes valuable information on why testing is necessary, proper testing procedures, how to select the right test, how to construct a test if none is available, and how to evaluate skills test results. Tables and diagrams show teachers how to set up the tests for the most popular sports and activities. These illustrations make administering the tests quick and easy. By using "Assessing Sport Skills", physical educators can immediately incorporate skills testing into their curriculum. Plus, teachers will find it easy to adapt the tests to a variety of settings, levels, and situations. Each skills test was selected using the following criteria: validity, preparation time, reliability, administration time, objectivity, ease of administration, norms, age group and gender appropriateness, equipment. educational value, personnel, discrimination, space requirement, safety. It is a resource for physical educators from primary to higher education; administrators of undergraduate physical education competency programmes; tests and measurement instructors; sport skills researchers; and teachers in recreational and coaching programmes.About the Author:
Dr. Bradford N. Strand earned his PhD in physical education from the University of New Mexico in 1988. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation at Utah State University. Dr. Strand is a member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education.
Dr. Rolayne Wilson is an assistant professor at Utah State University. Dr. Wilson earned her Phd degree in physical education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a member of AAHPERD, the Utah state AHPERD, and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
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