A study of the cognitive level and some basic skills in basketball among secondary students according to gender and intelligence variables
Central European Journal of Sport Sciences and Medicine
The curriculum of physical education and sports through sports activities programmed in the secondary stage seeks to achieve a set of goals of mobility, cognitive and socio-emotional to serve the goals of physical education and sports at this stage. We find a basketball game one of these activities which need a degree of intelligence and knowledge that helps in developing the skill level of the students and selecting the teacher for the appropriate exercises to teach different basic skills. In
... t basic skills. In this context, our study aims to measure the cognitive level of the students of the third secondary level, as well as their level in some basic skills. The study was conducted using a cognitive test in basketball and the selection of some technical tests according to the objectives of the curriculum, then comparing the level according to the sex variables and the level of intelligence and interaction between them and identifying the relationship between these variables. One of the students of the third year secondary school in the city of Mostaganem (Algeria), and after the statistical treatment of the results was reached the results of the most important: 1. The absence of a gender effect and the level of logical and physical intelligence and interaction between them at the cognitive level while being influenced by the level of space intelligence in favor of those with high intelligence. 2. There is a difference in the level of skill of pointing, scrolling and dialogue for the benefit of males, and there is no impact on the level of intelligence, whether logical or physical or space. 3. There is an impact of the interaction between sex and the level of spatial intelligence at the cognitive level, where males and females with high intelligence showed more response. 4. The interaction of sex and the level of intelligence, whether logical, physical or spatial, has no impact on the skills of correction, scrolling and dialogue. 5. There is a direct correlation between IQ and cognitive level as well as basic skills in basketball.