Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

Gunathevan Elumalai

Fakulti Sains Sukan dan Kejurulatihan, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak Darul Ridzuan 35900, Malaysia

  • Full Length Research Article   
    Validity and Reliability of the Young Futsal Specific Test Battery (Yfstb) To Measure the Skills Performance of Futsal Players
    Author(s): Rumi Iqbal Doewes*, Gunathevan Elumalai and Siti Hartini Azmi

    The research purpose was design, assess the validity and reliability of test-retest the Young Futsal Specific Test Battery (YFSTB) to measure the skill performance of young futsal players. YFSTB provided a competency assessment of futsal skills which includes running with the ball, wall pass, checking off (moving without the ball and returning to the ball), dribble with the ball, and shoot in the shooting area. YFSTB’s assessment is based on response time and performance accuracy (errors in doing futsal tests are recorded in the form of time penalties). The 60 young futsal players participated in this study. All participants underwent YFSTB 2 times on 2 different days. Participants also completed a futsal match to assess the players’ technical-tactical behavior in the match. Intraclass correlation (ICC) and paired t-test were used to assess test retest reliability. To asse.. Read More»

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