2014, Volume 6, Issue 2

The method of goalkeeper’s evaluation in futsal

Andrzej Szwarc1, Mateusz Oszmaniec1, Patrycja Lipinska1

1Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk

Author for correspondence: Andrzej Szwarc; Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk; email: szwarc@awf.gda.pl

DOI: 10.2478/bjha-2014-0010

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Background: The aim of this study was to develop a research tool used to assess the efficiency a goalkeeper’s actions in a game of futsal.
Material/Methods: Author’s own proposal of an observation sheet was created and subject to a validation procedure. To assess intra-rater reliability and inter-rater reliability, the ICC test was used.
Results: There was a strong compatibility of ratings of the intra-rater reliability – 1.00 (95% Cl 1.00-1.00) and the inter-rater reliability – 0.99 (95% CI 0.99-1.00), which proves the reliability of the proposed research tool.
Conclusions: The developed sheet allows the registration and evaluation of individual performance and cooperation in terms of goalkeeper’s game objectives pursued both in offence and defence.

Key words: futsal, goalkeeper, evaluation, efficiency of action, game observation, research tool