Components of Body Movements: Locomotor, Nonlocomotor & Manipulative


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Skipping is a fundamental body movement. It is an example of:

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1. Jogging and hopping are both examples of:

2. Punting is often used in soccer, rugby and football. This movement is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly gauge how much you understand about types of body movements with this quiz and worksheet assessment tool. You must be able to recognize examples of different movement skills in order to successfully utilize this assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to measure your ability to do the following:

  • Choose what skill is exemplified by skipping
  • Note what jogging and hopping are examples of
  • Indicate what type of skill punting a football demonstrates
  • Select which skill is demonstrated through lifting and raising movements
  • Define 'fundamental body movements'

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what skill is exemplified by jogging and hopping
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what skills are shown by skipping and punting
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can define important terms from the lesson, such as 'fundamental body movements'

Additional Learning

Access the lesson titled Components of Body Movements: Locomotor, Nonlocomotor & Manipulative to learn more about this topic. Details found in this lesson include:

  • When fundamental body movements should be mastered
  • What is referred to by the term 'locomotor'
  • How main locomotor movements are categorized
  • What other term is used to refer to nonlocomotor skills
  • Which of the three main body movements is most difficult