Assessment of speed & agility components for 10-14 years old A review

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Nesti Binishi
Dhimitraq Skenderi


It is known that children of the same chronological age show differences in biological growth. For better results, it is important for coaches and sports scientists to understand how age influences physical and physiological performance in sports. Methodology; this systematic search was used to conduct on the influence of age on the development of speed and agility components in 10-14-year-old male soccer and basketball players. Identification of study sources: Academic databases such as PubMed, Google Scholar and SPORT Discus were used to search for relevant articles in the last 10 years. Keywords and phrases included "age and sports performance," "speed and agility development," "youth". Results; in total, 60 studies or scientific articles that fit the inclusion criteria in our study were reviewed. Data were collected and organized into thematic sections, including motor skills, body shape, injury risk, and training programs. Within each section, studies were grouped based on focus and key findings. Conclusions Following this systematic methodology, this literature review aims to provide a broad and evidence-based assessment of how age affects the development of speed and agility skills in 10 - 14 year old male players. This literature review highlights the importance of age-appropriate training.

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Binishi, N., & Skenderi, D. (2024). Assessment of speed & agility components for 10-14 years old: A review. Scientific Journal of Sport and Performance, 3(3), 357–369.
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Nesti Binishi, Fan Nolin University

Department of Education and Physiology.

Dhimitraq Skenderi, Sports University of Tirana

Department of Individual Sports. Faculty of Movement Sciences.


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