International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences Vol. 9(5), pp. 981 - 992
DOI: 10.13189/saj.2021.090520
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Research on Selection of Tests to Assess Students' Physical Fitness at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education (Viet Nam)


Thanh Nguyen Duc *
The Center of Physical and Defense Education, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Vietnam

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to select tests to assess physical fitness for students at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technical and Education (HCMC UTE). Through reference to scientific works that have been published in the country as well as abroad, the topic has synthesized 53 tests. On the basis of tests following the selection principles, the topic has omitted complicated and less common exercises, leaving 41 tests to include in the expert interview step. Proceeding a survey of 20 experts, lecturers of physical education and 600 students of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, finally, the study selected 15 tests including: 03 morphological tests [Standing height (cm), Weight (kg), BMI]; 08 fitness tests [Lying on your back with sit-ups/30s (times), Standing flexible with your body flexed (cm), Force of squeezing your dominant hand (KG), Jumping in place (cm), Long jump (cm), Shuttle running 4x10m ( s), Running 30m (s), Running 800m/1500m(s); 02 physiological tests [Vital capacity (l), Cardiac function (Hw)]; ); 02 psychological tests [Test Tapping (e), LanDolt Open Loop (bit/s)]. These tests have met the conditions such as convention, as well as ensure reliability and informability to be included in the physical assessment test of students of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education. The research results will be a useful basis for adjusting the content and curricula, contributing to improving the physical quality of graduates, meeting the labor requirements of the society.

KEYWORDS
Assessment, Classification, Students, Physical, Technology and Education, Test

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Thanh Nguyen Duc , "Research on Selection of Tests to Assess Students' Physical Fitness at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education (Viet Nam)," International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 981 - 992, 2021. DOI: 10.13189/saj.2021.090520.

(b). APA Format:
Thanh Nguyen Duc (2021). Research on Selection of Tests to Assess Students' Physical Fitness at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education (Viet Nam). International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, 9(5), 981 - 992. DOI: 10.13189/saj.2021.090520.