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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part D

Prediction of track and field performance of young talents: A review


Author(s): Dr. J Manohar Chendur Pandi

Abstract: Performance has constantly been of significance to athletes, coaches and scientists. Since track and field events are the oldest ceremonial and competitive sports, the attention in a human being’s ability and accomplishment in running, jumping and throwing has a long and diversified history. Talent identification in track and field events has been used with unpredictable degrees of success. Talent identification has generally reliable in predicting the future success of young talents, which differed from model used by the country or organization with respect to the anthropometrical factors. Successful programs have been for sports that do not have a large participation base, and have clear physical attributes for success that can be tested for. Physical educationist, mathematicians, statisticians, physiologists and applied researchers have developed several models to predict future performances and ‘optimum performances in track and field events. There have been many publications regarding the prediction of track and field performances. This paper made attempt to focus on the track and field event predicted models used by the various countries.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. J Manohar Chendur Pandi. Prediction of track and field performance of young talents: A review. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2018; 5(2): 205-207.
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