Knowing how to collect, analyse and draw appropriate conclusions from data, will help a performer decide on the best approaches for their training programme.
What is the first stage of analysing your physical performance in a sport?
A focused level scatterplot sheet
A general observation schedule
Asking the coach for feedback
What are the three important features of data collection?
Practical, reliable and accurate
Practical, video recorded and reliable
Reliable, accurate and physically challenging
What is the benefit of using a standardised test for data collection?
No opinion is needed - it is all factual
It allows for some opinion from the performer to make it more personal
It means you can change the test a bit as you improve, ensuring it is meaningful
Which physical sub factor are the Leger test and the Cooper test suitable for?
Cardio Respiratory Endurance
What does PAR mean when referring to a model performer skill data sheet?
Preparation, Action and Recovery
Practical, Accurate and Reliable
Power, Agility and Reaction time
What can make any performance data sheet even more accurate and reliable?
Making sure the sheet is filled in once the whole performance is finished
Using technology to record the performance and fill the sheet in by using the recording
Only fill in the sheet with the mistakes made by the performer so they know exactly what to work on
A performer is trying to find out about their nervous state before a match. What data method would they use?
The Illinois test
The PaceTracker app
The SCAT test
Why might you use a diary to gather information on your emotions during a performance?
To write down the scores and important moments of the match
To keep all the information private
It is your own feelings and this means it is valid to your performances
What do you do with the data you have gathered?
Analyse it and then try your best to perform better in the next match
Analyse it and then carry out the best approach to improve the weakness you have found
Start your training programme and use it to check if you have improved afterwards
What is important to consider when you repeat the data gathering method at a later date?
The test should be carried out as soon as possible to the first test so the results are accurate
Test conditions should be carried out as much as possible in the same way as the original test conditions
The test should be challenging enough so it is suitable to your current level of ability