Tests of space-time orientation by basketball specific means in children aged 8-9

  • Dana Lucica Ciocoiu “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati
Keywords: coordinative ability, space-time orientation ability, basketball, tests


The research basis was the testing of the space-time orientation ability in 8-9 years old children by basketball game means. The evaluation of this ability was made by efficient testing adapted to age features, appropriate to the competition category baby-basketball.
Rightly made, these tests evaluating the space-time orientation ability of 8-9 years old children contribute to the enrichment of representations and skills about the game, the playground, the opponent and also encourage their initiative in the future evolution as players.
Research methods. The methods and techniques of scientific research in the present article are as follows: bibliographic documentation, pedagogical observation, testing method, mathematical statistics, graphics and tables.
Results and conclusions: capitalizing the results previously processed shows that the right selection of means, properly dosed and using our tests, the space-time orientation in 8-9 years old children can be improved by the help of specific basketball game exercises. This research also confirms our starting hypothesis.

How to Cite
Ciocoiu, D. (2013) “Tests of space-time orientation by basketball specific means in children aged 8-9”, Annals of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle XV, Physical Education and Sport Management, 2, pp. 13-18. Available at: https://www.gup.ugal.ro/ugaljournals/index.php/efms/article/view/144 (Accessed: 22June2024).

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