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Schoolchildren basic physical activity performance monitoring system

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Jaakkola, T and Saakslahti, A and Liukkonen, J and Iivonen, S and Kujala, U and Kyrolainen, H and Heinonen, A and Laakso, L and Huotari, P and Kalaja, S and Kuoppala, K and Knuuttila, T and Grasten, A, Schoolchildren basic physical activity performance monitoring system, Ministry of Education and National Board of Education of Finland, Finland (2012) [Consultants Report]


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Abstract

The Ministry of Education and the National Board of Education was given by the University of Jyväskylä Sport and Health Sciences faculty assignment to design a nationwide physical function monitoring system. It is intended to support school health care and, in particular large-scale comprehensive health checks 5th and 8th grades of (Government Decree 380/2009). This monitoring and feedback system is to help primary pupils and their families to understand the physical function links the student's health, daily well-being, endurance and learning. The meter development work in physical function were defined by definition Rissanen (1999), according to which it refers to the body's functional ability to cope with physical exertion implied by the tasks and the objectives set have been used. as a basis for the instrument cluster design working group analyzed the current school capacity everyday needs, such as: 1. the way to school doorway own muscle power (walking or cycling for at least 5 km) 2. The training and lifting and carrying hobby equipment with their own muscle power 3. prevention of the effects of a sedentary lifestyle: maintaining the natural anatomical range of motion in particular, the upper body and the hip area 4. traffic movement: the observation of the environment and decides in accordance with the purpose of stairs 5, a variety of terrain and movement of the various substrates balance is maintained even on slippery surfaces 6. The water movement (coordination and endurance limb movements), this document proposes the development of physical function in primary school pupils measuring the measurement portions analysis. The measurement section has analyzed the durability, strength, speed, flexibility, balance, and basic motor skills. The measurement is fed to the feedback system, which the student, his or her guardian, nurse and teacher get information on operational capability, its relationship to the child's well-being as well as how it can develop further. to support the implementation of the FTS project

Item Details

Item Type:Consultants Report
Keywords:school children, physical activity, monitoring
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Human Movement and Sports Science
Research Field:Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Health and Support Services
Objective Field:Health Education and Promotion
Author:Grasten, A (Dr Arto Grasten)
ID Code:121920
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-10-20
Last Modified:2017-10-20
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