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Ulster GAA CDP Programme Sport Science Fitness Testing Made Easy 3 rd November 2010 UUJ / SINI Session Outline Outcomes This session aims to provide participants with; An understanding of the principles of fitness testing ;

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Ulster GAA CDP Programme

Sport Science

Fitness Testing Made Easy

3rd November 2010

UUJ / SINI

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Outcomes

  • This session aims to provide participants with;
  • An understanding of the principles of fitness testing;
  • An overview of a typical fitness testing session without the need for expensive equipment;
  • Guidance on devising your own fitness tests;
  • Advice on collection, interpretation and application of results;
  • The ability to perform and oversee a fitness testing session within your club / school / county.
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Principles of Fitness Testing

  • Purpose
  • Repeatability
  • Consistency
  • Scheduling
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Fitness Tests

  • Components of Fitness;
    • What are the key components of fitness in Gaelic games?
  • Agility;
  • Speed;
  • Strength;
  • Power;
  • Muscular Endurance;
  • Aerobic Endurance;
  • Speed Endurance;
  • Flexibility;
  • Others?
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Fitness Tests

  • Specific Tests;
  • Some examples of specific tests that can be carried out;
    • Sit & Reach - Flexibility;
    • Vertical Jump; - Upper Body
    • Medicine Ball Throw – Lower Body;
    • 20m Sprint - Speed;
    • T-Test - Agility;
    • 300yd Shuttle –Speed Endurance;
    • Bleep Test – Aerobic Endurance;
  • Other potential fitness tests?
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Fitness Tests

  • Test Design;
    • What are the key things to remember when devising your own test?
      • Sensible;
      • Measurable (Quantitative / Qualitative);
      • Repeatable;
      • Manageable;
      • Time constraints;
      • Realistic;
      • Purpose;
      • Practical;
      • Others Issues???
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Fitness Tests

  • Fitness Testing Session (1 Week in Advance);
    • Set Date & Time and inform players;
    • Decide on test battery;
    • Prepare Result Collection Sheets;
    • Organise support personnel;
    • Organise equipment & venue.
  • Fitness Testing Session (1 hour in Advance);
    • Arrive at venue with support personnel;
    • Organise each test station;
    • Organise personnel responsible for stations;
    • Organise equipment, including measurements;
    • Organise players.
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Fitness Tests

  • Practical Demonstration
  • 10 – 15 Minutes
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Results

  • Fitness Test Results;
    • Collection ;
    • Turnaround time;
    • Presentation;
    • Feedback;
      • Individual;
      • Collective;
    • Application;
    • Any others?
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Fitness Testing

Questions?

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Follow Up Courses

Conditioning the GAA Player

Heart Rate Training

*Venues to be confirmed