Table 1. Basketball specific elements and the duration of rounds and breaks. Test 1 was performed with medium intensity. Round A (elements 1-4) focused on the coordinative, agility and ball handling movements. Round B (elements 5-7) reflected the running specific game situations. In Test 2, the intensities were increased by 20%, and breaks reduced by 24%. Each test consisted of two rounds.
Element Movement description Time (s)
1 (Round A) 4 m speed steps forward, backward left side, right side 6.00
2 (Round A) receiving a throw in and dribble 26 m forward, 5 m backwards, coverdribbling 3 m, drive and lay up 11.70
3 (Round A) two vertical jumps on each corner of the basket board, slide 4 m 10.00
4 (Round A) defense slide 6 m, ends with back pivotzig zag sprint: 3 x 6 m sprint, each ends with back pivot, followed by 15 m sprint 11.50
5 (Round B) 20 m zig zag dribbling 7.00
6 (Round B) pass, followed by 7 m sprint, ends with back pivot, catch and shot 7.00
7 (Round B) 6 m run to free throw line, receiving pass and shot, followed by 22.5 m sprint 8.16
Round A Round Break Round B Round Break Time of Motion Duration per Test
Test 1 (s) 39.20 11.36 22.16 22.70 245.04 381.04
Test 2 (s) 32.00 6.00 17.00 20.00 196.00 300.00