The effects of equipment modification on children's self-efficacy and basketball shooting performance.

@article{Chase1994TheEO,
  title={The effects of equipment modification on children's self-efficacy and basketball shooting performance.},
  author={Melissa A Chase and M E Ewing and C D Lirgg and Tom George},
  journal={Research quarterly for exercise and sport},
  year={1994},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={159-68}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of modification of basketball size and basket height on shooting performance and self-efficacy of girls and boys 9 to 12 years of age. Subjects (N = 74) completed a self-efficacy questionnaire before and after shooting 10 baskets under four conditions. Shooting conditions were a combination of basketball size (women's or men's) and basket height (10 or 8 ft). Repeated measures analyses of variance indicated that children made more baskets and… CONTINUE READING