The Sports Game - A Means of Developing Motor Skills in Secondary School. A Study on Strength and Endurance


  • Laurentiu Gabriel Talaghir Professor, PhD, Hab., Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania
  • Teodora Mihaela Iconomescu Associate Prof. PhD., Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania
  • Leonard Stoica Assistant Candidate PhD, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania



The research has followed the way to improve the motor qualities by applying the specific means of the sports game (handball) to the designated learning units. In the present paper, there are displayed the results regarding the strength and resistance skills. The experiment took place during the 2017-2018 school years. There were involved 79 students from the seventh grade from two different schools in the rural environment. The process of preparing the specific means for developing the strength and resistance skills was replaced by the process of preparing the specific means for the handball game. There were 10 exercises selected containing elements from the handball game for each motor skill (strength /resistance) For the strength motor skill were assigned sixteen lessons (six lessons on the first semester and ten lessons on the second semester) and for the resistance skill were assigned 10 lessons only for the second semester. For resistance were used 3exerci?ii during one lesson which were replayed during the lesson from the same week. The allocated time was 3 to 5 minutes for each exercise. For strength were used two means during the lesson, the allocated time being of 5 to 7 minutes. For the evaluation were used four trials taken from the National System of Evaluation. The data were registered and processed through the statistics application SPSS 23.0. The results showed significant progress, after applying the selected exercises, for experimental groups.


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Talaghir, L. G., Iconomescu, T. M., & Stoica, L. (2018). The Sports Game - A Means of Developing Motor Skills in Secondary School. A Study on Strength and Endurance. Revista Romaneasca Pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 10(4), 228-240.

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