Qualitative movement analysis is used to improve human movement. The four main principles of qualitative movement analysis are: preparation, observation, evaluation and error correction.
-Have a solid knowledge of the sport/skill.
-Determine the specific purpose of the analysis.
-Determine the aspectof the skill you wish to work on (consistency, coordinated, fitness required, technique
-Make the observation live, have others or individuals take notes or record.
You may need to observe the skill a number of times to get reliable indications.
You may need to observe the skill from different angles or in different circumstances.
-In the evaluation stage the the aspects of the skill that are being performed correctly and those that need improving
-How to improve the skill should be thought about
What technique feedback would you give? In what way would you deliver that feedback
Does the feedback, or could it, relate to any biomechanical principles?
Which practice strategies would you suggest? (Blocked/Random, Part/Whole, Massed/ Distributed)
Reliability: The ability to carry out the same test method and expect the same results.
Validity: Results obtained are a true reflection of what you are actually trying to measure.