Study Regarding the Education of Speed Through Specific Basketball Means and Methods in High School Pupils
Keywords:speed, basketball, pupils, high school
Basketball is one of the most important sports in the world in regards to the number of spectators, viewers, and number of players worldwide. The purpose of this study was to determine the elements influencing the speed and shooting precision in high school students that have practiced basketball as an extracurricular activity. The subjects were 25 pupils aged 16-17, from the Gheorghe Vrânceanu High School of Bacau. They practiced basketball as an extracurricular activity over the course of 4 weeks, 3 times per week, playing two dynamic games, "Left-Right-Up" and "Colors", in order to see whether speed and shooting precision can be educated. The results show that there are differences between the recorded times, with a p = .025. In conclusion, it can be said that the high school pupils' speed and the shooting precision can be educated using specific basketball means and methods.