Nivel de flexibilidad de deportistas en formación a través del test de sit and reach, Tocancipá
Castañeda Casasbuenas, Angie Lizeth | 2018
Objective. The study determined the level of flexibility through the Sit and Reach test in children of different sports in formation of the Municipal Institute of recreation and sport of Tocancipá. Methodology. Descriptive quantitative study, the raised study variables (sex, age and sport), with an age range of the population between 8 and 17, with the participation of 334 children. The methodological process was based on four phases; Phase 1, the preliminary draft was prepared and performed a review of research, in phase 2, pilot tests were carried out and was programmed assessments, phase 3, designed a form for recording the test data and then typing them in a matrix of M Microsoft Excel and finally in phase 4, according to data looked for articles related to the development of the discussion. Results. The best record in the Sit and Reach test, arose in girls at age 14 with a value of (25, 9±6, 4 cm), in children's (19, 3±7, 6 cm), a value is obtained for the variable sports in wich 13 sports were measured, capoeira in girls of (29, 5±3, 8 cm), in children (24, 5±7, 1 cm) being capoeira sports with best result in both sexes, according to percentile 90, 87 children are above the value, while 65 children are below the percentile 20, confirming the alternative hypothesis, (p 0,0087).