Aleksandar Aceski, Aleksandar Tufekcievski

Fundamental movement skills are foundation for other more specialized and more complex movement patterns that are present in sport and physical activities. Physical education teacher should monitor the development level of these skills in order to assess the performance of the skills through which he can get relevant information about the strengths and weaknesses of the performance.The aim of this research is to determine the percentage of body components that define the development level of fundamental movement skill of locomotor type - running using component body approach. Running is divided into developmental sequences. There are two body components which include steps in their development. The sample included 460 male children 3-10 years old. All children performed three consecutive runnings. All trials are analyzed with qualitative analysis and after that we calculated the percentage of presence for the steps of development for both body components. The highest step of development sequences which is at least present (observed) can be considered as the most difficult to perform and that which is the most present is easiest to perform. According to the results the most difficult to achieve for 3 year old children are both body components which are not present at all. The most difficult for 4-10 years old is the body component which defines arm action (4,92%, 13,84%, 29,63%, 32,2%, 40,38%, 41,36%, 56,86%). The results from our research also show that there is a positive increasing trend of percentage in the two highest steps of body components. Knowing the level of development of fundamental movement skills by teacher is crucial in order to achieve a higher level of performance. Therefore, it is recommended that the teacher should continuously monitor and record the performance of the fundamental motor skills.

DOI:Александар Ацески, Александар Туфекчиевски

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