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Ljubomir Pavlović, Nenad Stojiljković, Nikola Aksović, Emilija Stojanović, Zoran Valdevit, Aaron T. Scanlan and Zoran Milanović

motor coordination, and imprinting memories and skills that were practiced. Therefore, consideration of sleep quality and quantity is necessary to understand mechanisms underpinning diurnal variations in physical performance in handball players. To date, diurnal variations in short-term maximal physical performance have been investigated in female handball players ( Mhenni et al., 2017 ), judo athletes ( Souissi et al., 2013 ), and rugby players ( West et al., 2014 ). The existing studies have primarily focused on short-term physical performance using test protocols

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Salwa B. El-Sobkey, Farag A. Aly and Ahmad H. Alghadir

. 1996; 16:25-33. 14. Poh H, Eastwood PR, Cecins NM, Ho KT, Jenkins SC. Six-minute walk distance in healthy Singaporean adults cannot be predicted using reference equations derived from Caucasian populations. Respirology. 2006; 11:211-16. 15. El-Sobkey SB. Influence of physical activity level on Saudi reference values of 6-minute walk test. Middle- East J Scien Res. 2013; 16:164-71. 16. Craig CL, Marshall AL, Sjostrom M, Bauman AE, Booth ML, Ainsworth BE, et al. International physical activity questionnaire: 12-country

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Mehmet Kutlu, Hakan Yapici and Abdullah Yilmaz

when attacking or for placing pressure on opponents when defending (Young and Willey, 2010). Soccer also involves perceptual-motor skills that operate simultaneously in a rapidly changing environment ( Bullock et al., 2012 ; Sheppard and Young, 2006 ). The physical capacities of soccer players may be tested by various physical fitness tests. Fitness tests for soccer can be divided into laboratory tests and soccer-specific field tests. Even though laboratory tests are considered reliable and useful in measuring general fitness levels, their validity at measuring

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Agnieszka Zdrodowska, Ida Wiszomirska, Agnieszka Niemierzycka, Anna Czajkowska, Andrzej Magiera and Milena Słoń

References 1. GUS. Przeciętne dalsze trwanie życia w latach 1950-2010. Departament Badań Demograficznych, 2011. Protokół dostępu: [4.09.2011]. 2. Osiński W. Aktywność fizyczna podejmowana przez osoby w starszym wieku. Antropomotoryka 2002; 24: 3-24. 3. Spirduso W, Francis K, MacRae P. Physical Dimensions of Aging. Human Kinetics 2005. 4. Kozdroń E, Szczypiorski P. Aktywność ruchowa osób starszych. Propozycje programowe. W

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Rajmund Tomik

., Postulated, assumed, and actual functions of physical education in preparation for participation in physical education and sport [in Polish]. AWF, Kraków 1990. Frołowicz, T., The efficacy of physical education in primary schools [in Polish]. AWF, Gdańsk 1994. Skalik, K., Reliability and accuracy of Strzyżewski's Questionnaire for Testing Youth's Attitude to Physical Education and Sport in the light of studies on the attitudes of 15-year-olds [in Polish]. In: Strzyżewski S. (ed.), Effects of education in physical education

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Osman Karagul, Gulbin Rudarli Nalcakan, Yeliz Dogru and Murat Tas

. Gribble P.A., Hertel J. (2003). Considerations for normalizing measures of the Star Excursion Balance Test. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science 7(2), 89-100. 10. Zouabi A., Quarck G., Martin T., Grespinet M., Gauthier A. (2016). Is there a circadian rhythm of postural control and perception of the vertical? Chronobiology International 33(10), 1320-1330. 11. di Cagno A., Fiorilli G., Iuliano E., Aquino G., Giombini A., Battaglia C. et al. (2014). Time-of-day effects on static and dynamic balance in elite junior

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Amy S. Ha, Angus Burnett, Raymond Sum, Nikola Medic and Johan Y. Y. Ng

References Bélanger M, Gray-Donald K, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Hanley J. When adolescents drop the ball: Sustainability of physical activity in youth. Am J Prev Med, 2009; 37: 41-49 Bocarro JN, Kanters MA, Cerin E, Floyd MF, Casper JM, Suau LJ, McKenzie TL. School sport policy and school-based physical activity environments and their association with observed physical activity in middle school children. Health Place, 2012; 18: 31-38 Buliung RN, Mitra R, Faulkner G. Active school transportation in the Greater

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Jerzy Saczuk and Agnieszka Wasiluk

cardiovascular endurance of children and youth since 1964: Systematic analysis of 25 million fitness test results from 28 countries. Circulation 128, A13498. 7. Nishijima T., Kokudo S., Ohsawa S. (2003). Changes over the years in physical and motor ability in Japanese youth in 1964-1997. Journal of Sport and Health Science 1, 164-170. 8. Lewis N., Dollmanb J., Dalea M. (2007). Trends in physical activity behaviours and attitudes among South Australian youth between 1985 and 2004. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 10, 418-427. DOI: 10.1016/j

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Mohammed Zerf

-based fitness assessment in young people: the ALPHA health-related fitness , Br. J. Sports Med.,45(6), 518-24. 15. Dragan C., Tamara P., Sergej O. (2013). Assessment of physical fitness in children and adolescents , Physical Education and Sport, 11(2), 135 - 145. 16. Ruiz J.R., España-Romero V., Castro-Piñero J., Castillo M.J., et. al. (2017). ALPHA-fitness test battery: health-related field-based fitness tests assessment in children and adolescents , Nutr. Hosp., 1210-1214. 17. Zerf M., Atouti N., Ben Farouk A. (2017). Abdominal obesity and their

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Milan Turek, Pavel Ruzbarsky, Marek Kokinda, Viera Smerecka, Mario Jancosek and Robert Kandrac

. (2010). Distribution of health-related physical fitness in Texas Youth: A demographic and geographic analysis. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 81, 6-15. DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2010.10599689 10. Meredith M.D., Welk G.J. (2010). FITNESSGRAM & ACTIVITYGRAM Test Administration Manual. Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics. 11. Oja P., Tuxworth B. (1997). Eurofit for adults: Assessment of health-related fitness. Praha: Karolinum. [in Czech] 12. Chytráčková J. (Ed.). (2002). UNIFITTTEST (6-60). Manual for manual and computer assessment of