publication . Research . 2016

Examine the Relationship between Dynamic Balance and Physical Fitness Tests in Preschool Children

杉浦, 宏季; Sugiura, Hiroki; 杉本, 寛恵; Sugimoto, Hiroe;
Open Access Japanese
  • Published: 21 Jul 2016 Journal: 福井工業大学研究紀要, issue 46, pages 254-258
This study examined the relationship between dynamic balance tests and various physical fitness tests in preschool children. The subjects were 22 preschool children (age, 5.0+0.4years; height, 107.3+5.7cm; weight, 17.9+3.4 kg). Dynamic balance was assessed by walking the length of a balance beam several times (beam height, 30cm; width, 10cm; length, 200cm) and walking a pathway (width, 10cm; length, 200cm). Physical fitness was assessed with activities such as a 25-meter run, continuous bilateral hopping, upright hand standing, standing long jump, and catching a ball. Significant moderate or high correlations were found between the dynamic balance tests (r = 0.5...
Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: Walking a Balance Beam Test, Walking a Pathway Test, Physical Fitness Tests, Preschool Children
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