Secular change in running performance of Japanese adolescents: A longitudinal developmental study.


A 5-year longitudinal cohort study of the running development of Japanese adolescents was conducted at a secondary school in Tokyo from 1968 to 1994. The purpose was to investigate changes in the pattern of development over time. The test items were an endurance run (1,500 m for boys and 1,000 m for girls) and a dash (50 m for both sexes). The total number… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1520-6300(1998)10:6<765::AID-AJHB8>3.0.CO;2-0