Define measurement in physical education

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Define measurement in physical education.


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Meaning of Measurement: Measurement is the use of tests and techniques to collect information or data about a specific skill or fitness level of an individual. For example, there are various tests, such as Millers, Wall- Volley Test, Johnsons, Basketball Ability Test, AAPHERD Physical Best and Fitness Gram, etc. The following definitions can help us to understand the meaning of measurement: According to H.M. Barrow, "Measurement refers to the process of administrating a test to obtain quantitative data."
According to Barry L. Johnson and Jack Nelson, "Measurement aids evaluation process in which various tools and techniques are used in collection of data."
So, measurement is such a process through which our level of performance, fitness level, ability, knowledge, personality traits and skills are measured with the help of various standard tests.