Physical fitness measures among children and adolescents: are they all necessary?

@article{Dumith2012PhysicalFM,
  title={Physical fitness measures among children and adolescents: are they all necessary?},
  author={Samuel Carvalho Dumith and Duncan P Van Dusen and Harold Willis Kohl},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2012},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={181-9}
}
AIM The aim of this paper was to investigate the relationship among health and skill-related physical fitness variables, and with anthropometric measures in a sample of children and adolescents. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted with 526 Brazilian students aged 7-15 years. Physical fitness abilities/skills were assessed through a battery of eight tests: sit-and-reach, standing long jump, 1-minute curl-up, modified pull-up, medicine-ball throw, 9-minute run, 20-meter run and 4… CONTINUE READING