• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Evaluation of 60-metre sprint test.

Extracts from this document...


In the 100m sprint there are a few skills/techniques, which you can develop such as: * Striding, (which I previously chose as my skill) * Sprint start, sometimes using the blocks. * Slowly rising your body while running in the region of 15-25 metres from the start. * Sometimes people who run the 100 metres start leaning their body forward as they are getting closer to the finishing line. This is because there are other sprinters in the other lanes who also want to win the race and this kind of skill may help them to push their body across the finish line before the other sprinters cross. The most important factors concerning my ability are gross motor ability and psychomotor ability. Gross motor ability involves actual movement, strength and speed. Psychomotor is the ability to process information regarding movement and then to put our decisions into action. In my activity it includes reaction time and limb co-ordination. 60-metre sprint test Objective To monitor the development of the persons acceleration and pick up to full flight. Required Resources To undertake this test you will require: * 400 metre track - 60 metre marked section on the straight * Stop watch * An assistant How to conduct ...read more.


Ideally, I should know how to be in an awaken and active condition for the sprint to be learned/performed. The readiness strategy includes two stages, which are executed one after another. Stage 1 is executed before the sprinter goes to the blocks, and Stage 2 is performed when he/she is on the blocks in a ready position for the start. Stage 1: General Readiness for the Race General readiness for the race can be achieved through the following procedures: * Relaxing the body and the muscles of the legs * Feeling the energy of the body and the mind * Focusing only on the blocks and the near environment * Thinking about the action of the start * Imaging the stance of the body when standing at the blocks When I am ready, I would move to the blocks or the starting line. When positioned at the blocks, the second stage of the readiness strategy should be undertaken. Stage 2: Specific Readiness for the Start Specific readiness for the start can be achieved through the following procedures. These are performed when the athlete is on the blocks: * Feeling the stance of the legs on the blocks * Feeling the distance between the blocks and legs * Feeling comfortable on the blocks * Feeling the force the legs generate * Looking ahead. ...read more.


Then I will lower myself until my arms are straight. The bar will weigh 10 kg. My results: 6 pull-ups Average = 6 pull ups As I look at my results for power I can see that I have met the average, so this will be counted as one of my strengths in my activity. The reaction time for my activity depends upon muscle fibres that we are born with. A learning and performance strategy such as the 3-step strategy presented on the strategies page should assist me to enter the optimum zone before the start of a sprint race. The strategy may provide me with the cognitive means to promote my overall preparation. It will be of benefit for both the novice and the skilled sprinters only if it is practiced over a long period of time. My coach and I should spend a reasonable period of time on acquiring effective mental skills, as I typically do when attempting to acquire motor skills. I can see that I have more strengths than weaknesses for my required fitness for my activity. But I still need to work on some of my techniques, I will be looking more closer at the ones which were filled in the 'sometimes' column so I can improve my overall performance. 1 Abid Zaman ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Acquiring, Developing & Performance Skill section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Acquiring, Developing & Performance Skill essays

  1. Aim: to plan, perform, monitor and evaluate a 10-week training program for a specific ...

    Press 70kg 70kg 70kg 70kg 70kg 70kg 70kg 70kg 70kg 70kg Arm Curls 30kg 30kg 30kg 30kg 30kg 30kg 30kg 30kg 30kg 30kg Hip Abductor 30kg 30kg 30kg 30kg 35kg 35kg 35kg 35kg 35kg 35kg Hip Adductor 35kg 40kg 40kg 40kg 45kg 45kg 50kg 50kg 50kg 50kg Pectoral Fly 30kg

  2. Self analysis of weaknesses in table tennis - Comparison to elite model 2

    this is because if there is a large amount of balls which are being returned to the same place over and over again, then my consistency will definitely improve due to me playing the shot over and over again. One on One with coach, improving judgement of the bounce on

  1. Evaluation of the 'flamingo' (balance) test

    The speed of your limb movement also is essential in the power of your hit, good speed of limb movement will result in a better hit. As only have average limb movement, I have to make sure I hit is as efficient as I possibly can, so that it can still be a quick hit.

  2. Technique Sheet Activity - Swimming Front Crawl

    The right arm became more active as the athlete left the hurdle. As soon as the lead foot passed the hurdle, it began its fast descent to the ground. During this phase the trail leg was moving quickly assisted by the left arm driving back.

  1. Sport Synoptic Assignment-Maria Sharapova Evaluation

    This lever is used when Sharapova pushes off to change direction using the ball of her foot as a pivot when moving for the ball. The effort would be the gastrocnemius muscle and the resistance would be the bone weight.

  2. An analysis and evaluation of pratical investigative assessment.

    Teaching in an environment where assessment is so closely coupled with testing generates fearful learning and limits the quality of teaching and learning. Assessment of science at Key Stage 3 of the National curriculum is principally by externally set written tests towards the end of year 9.

  1. My main aim is to complete a training programme, focusing on mainly developing the ...

    with your right-hand against the wall and catch with your left-hand --> Repeat using alternate hands for 30 seconds. 17 Agility Illinois Agility Run --> Being by setting up the course as shown in the below diagram. --> Lie face down on the floor at the starting line.

  2. PPP Action plan 2003.

    the number of times I receive and pass the ball with out turning over the ball to the other team in games. Agreed: I have agreed with my coach that I want to aim for as many one twos as I can, with out setting a limit and to move

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work