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Damjan Jaksic1, Radenko Matic1, Milan Cvetkovic1

1University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, Novi Sad, Serbia

Metric Characteristics of One Battery of Motoric Measuring Instruments

Metrijske karakteristike baterije za mjerenje motoričkih sposobnosti

Monten. J. Sports Sci. Med. 2013, 2(1), 11-16

Abstract

The paper at hand presents the results of research, which is carried out on 161 male students of Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. System of 11 composite measuring instruments was applied on them and each of tests had three replications. Analysis of metric characteristics was done on two ways: in real and in Guttman’s image space. Finally, it could be concluded that battery of motor measure instruments is absolutely appropriate for this sample of participants and also that it will be very useful to check all these outcomes with some of advanced statistical techniques in further investigations.

Keywords

composite measure instruments, metric characteristics, 20-year-old students

Abstract (MNE)

Ova studija ima za cilj da prikaže rezultate istraživanja koje je sprovedeno na uzorku 161 studenta muškog pola sa Fakulteta sporta i fizičkog vaspitanja na Univerzitetu u Novom Sadu. Sistem od 11 kompozitnih mjernih instrumenata je primenjen, a svaki od testova je imao tri ponavljanja. Analiza metrijskih karakteristika izvršena je na dva načina: u realnom i u Guttman-ovom prostoru. Na posletku je zaključeno da je baterija za mjerenje motoričkih sposobnosti apsolutno primjerena za upotrebu na ovom uzorku ispitanika, dok bi savjet za buduća istraživanja trebalo da skrenu pažnju da bi bilo veoma korisno da se ishodi ove studije provjere sa nekom od naprednijih statističkih procedura.

Keywords (MNE)

kompozitne mjere, mjerni instrumenti, metrijske karakteristike, 20-godišnji studenti



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