DYNAMIC OF PRIMARY SCHOOL AGE PUPILS’ PHYSICAL FITNESS

Keywords: pupils, physical qualities, health, tests

Abstract

Purpose: assessment of 6-9 yrs age pupils’ (1st - 3rd forms) physical fitness level. Material: in the research pupils of 6-9 yrs age participated ( n = 94; boys- 46, girls- 48). The pupils’ physical fitness testing was carried out in compliance with school program norms. Results: as per the norms of school program most of pupils (60.9%) demonstrated high level of fitness. Exclusion was the boys’ indicators in test for flexibility. Only 12.6% of pupils fulfilled the test without remarks. 9.7% fulfilled the test at average level. 16.7% of pupils fulfilled the test at initial level. So we observed non uniform distribution of results. In the whole, by most of physical fitness indicators we observed gradual increment of result with every year. Significant improvement of results in 2nd and 3rd forms can be explained by more conscious and clear fulfillment of tests’ technique. Conclusions: we found pupils’ high physical fitness level by norms of school program. But the objectiveness of the program’s norms is doubtful. May be these norms are lowered and require reviewing.

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Author Biographies

O.N. Bodnarchyk, Lviv State University of Physical Culture
11, Kostushko str., Lviv, 79007, Ukraine
V.M. Stefanyshyn, Lviv State University of Physical Culture
11, Kostushko str., Lviv, 79007, Ukraine
G.G. Malanchuk, Lviv State University of Physical Culture
11, Kostushko str., Lviv, 79007, Ukraine

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2017-08-30
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Bodnarchyk O, Stefanyshyn V, Malanchuk G. DYNAMIC OF PRIMARY SCHOOL AGE PUPILS’ PHYSICAL FITNESS. Pedagogics, psychology, medical-biological problems of physical training and sports. 2017;21(4):152-6. https://doi.org/10.15561/18189172.2017.0401
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