Relationship of physical activity to fundamental movement skills among adolescents.

@article{Okely2001RelationshipOP,
  title={Relationship of physical activity to fundamental movement skills among adolescents.},
  author={Anthony D Okely and Michael L Booth and James W. Patterson},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 11},
  pages={1899-904}
}
PURPOSE To determine the relationship of participation in organized and nonorganized physical activity with fundamental movement skills among adolescents. METHODS Male and female children in Grade 8 (mean age, 13.3 yr) and Grade 10 (mean age, 15.3 yr) were assessed on six fundamental movement skills (run, vertical jump, catch, overhand throw, forehand strike, and kick). Physical activity was assessed using a self-report recall measure where students reported the type, duration, and frequency… CONTINUE READING