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The jump shot performance in youth basketball: a systematic review

Publication date2021

Background: The basketball jump shot (JS) is consensually considered as a high-complexity specific motor skill, with a complex teaching and learning processes involved. The aim of this paper was to conduct a systematic review of the literature on the JS performance among youth basketball players. Methods: The data search was made according to Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) in the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Web of Knowledge, PubMed, Scopus and Sportdiscus databases until March 2021. Results: The results suggest that JS performance of youth basketball players is influenced by (i) distance to the basket, (ii) fatigue, (iii) presence of a defender and (iv) visual information available. Conclusion: This research emphasizes the crucial need for players and coaches to promote training situations matching the game reality to develop successful shooting performance of youth basketball players.

  • Youth players
  • Game-related conditions
  • Motor action
  • Kinematics
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FRANÇA, Cíntia et al. The jump shot performance in youth basketball: a systematic review. In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, vol. 18, n° 6, p. 3283. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18063283
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ISSN of the journal1661-7827

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