Track & Field Events: Types & Training


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The training process for the long jump is:

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1. The training method to improve at short sprints up to 100 meters is to rest how many minutes between each sprint?

2. What is the correct training procedure recommended by many experts when it comes to distance running?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can quickly test your understanding of the different athletic events that comprise the sport of track and field with this quiz/worksheet assessment tool. You will be quizzed on what specific events entail and training techniques for some of these events.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to see what you know about the following:

  • The training process for the long jump
  • The duration of rest between sprints when seeking to improve at short sprints
  • Correct training methods for distance running
  • Commonly used running drills
  • A common shotput technique

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as distance running training methods
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to train for the long jump and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how long one should rest between sprints when training to improve at short sprints
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about running drills and shotput techniques

Additional Learning

If you're looking for more facts about this topic, you can find them in the lesson titled Track & Field Events: Types & Training. This lesson contains the following information:

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