Gathering DATA on MEPS. Why collect data on your performance?. Collecting data on your performance is vital to establish your strengths and weaknesses in an activity.
OBJECTIVE DATA – is more reliable data which is usually collected by an observer in a more controlled way, e.g. a match analysis or a recognised fitness test. If using a match analysis you could ensure the data was more reliable by playing against equal opponents (why??), playing a full match and playing several games just incase you have a bad day! When using a recognised fitness test, it is important to ensure the conditions are always the same to ensure test results are reliable.
Methods of Data Collection
Specific fitness tests: