MOBAK-KG: Basic motor competencies in kindergarten – Test manual (3rd edition) [article]

Christian Herrmann, Ilaria Ferrari Ehrensberger, Marina Wälti, Sarah Wacker, Jürgen Kühnis
2020 Zenodo  
In the course of systematic quality assurance, increasingly the question to which extent learning outcomes are achieved by children in sports and physical education arises. The central learning objectives of physical education in kindergarden and primary school are the curriculum-based basic motor competencies that enable children to play an active part in the culture of sports and exercise. Targeted diagnostics are an indispensable prerequisite for the systematic promotion of basic motor
more » ... f basic motor competencies. By describing the children's level of motor competencies, information is gained that helps teachers to adapt their methodical and didactic behaviour to the children's requirements. In order to assess and measure basic motor competencies, valid and practicable survey tools are needed. MOBAK-KG is designed for 4- to 6-year-old children. Thus, questions about the status and development of basic motor competencies in early childhood can be dealt with. The basic motor competencies of self-movement are covered with four tasks (balancing, rolling, jumping, running) and object movement with four tasks (throwing, catching, bouncing, dribbling). The difficulty and complexity of the requirements set in the MOBAK items are adapted to the children's age.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3774437 fatcat:5tfptwfc55cwhiwzaunlnv3puq