Analysis of motor performance of school practitioners of indoor soccer and volleyball


  • Ricardo Drews Escola Superior de Educação Física- Universidade Federal de Pelotas- BR
  • Priscila Lopes Cardozo
  • Sara Teresinha Corazza
  • Fábio Saraiva Flôres



The aim of this study was to analyze the motor performance of students from the regular practice of indoor soccer and volleyball. The study group consisted of 60 males, mean age 16 ± 0.4 years, divided into two groups: indoor soccer (GF) (n = 32) and volleyball players (GV) (n = 28). All individuals analyzed possessed a regular practice of two weekly classes of 60 minutes each session in their respective sports, at least 6 months of practice and could not perform other physical activities/sports regularly in extracurricular period. To evaluate the physical and motor skills were used in testing protocols Shuttle Run or Race-and-Go Comes Johnson and Nelson (1979) for agility, software Pereira, Teixeira, Villis, and Corazza (2009) for the TRS and TRE, and cinesiômetro (Paixão, 1981) and goniometer (Hurley, Rees, & Newham, 1998) proprioception to the upper and lower limbs respectively. For data analysis, was made use of descriptive statistics, with the t test for independent samples, using the statistical package SPSS version 14.0, with a significance level alpha of 5%. The results showed no statistically significant difference between groups in any physical-motor ability assessed.





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