Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar of Public Health and Education, ISPHE 2020, 22 July 2020, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Harvard Step Test and Cooper 12 Minute Test on Improvement of Fitness Index (VO2 Max) in Basket Athletes in Pekalongan City

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300248,
        author={Andung Maheswara Rakasiwi and Eko Budi Prasetyo and Irine Dwitasari Wulandari},
        title={Harvard Step Test and Cooper 12 Minute Test on Improvement of Fitness Index (VO2 Max) in Basket Athletes in Pekalongan City},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar of Public Health and Education, ISPHE 2020, 22 July 2020, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISPHE},
        year={2020},
        month={9},
        keywords={harvard step test 12 minute cooper test fitness index},
        doi={10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300248}
    }
    
  • Andung Maheswara Rakasiwi
    Eko Budi Prasetyo
    Irine Dwitasari Wulandari
    Year: 2020
    Harvard Step Test and Cooper 12 Minute Test on Improvement of Fitness Index (VO2 Max) in Basket Athletes in Pekalongan City
    ISPHE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300248
Andung Maheswara Rakasiwi1,*, Eko Budi Prasetyo1, Irine Dwitasari Wulandari1
  • 1: Pekalongan University
*Contact email: maheswaraandung@gmail.com

Abstract

Fitness index is to know the ability of VO2 max which includes cardio-vascular and cardiorespiratory fitness. In the Pekalongan city basket-ball athlete, the problem with athletes is the athlete's fitness condition, high level of activity or training activities. The purpose of doing a fit-ness index is to find out the effectiveness of providing a Harvard step test and 12-minute cooper test on basketball athlete fitness index to prevent collapsing of athletes while exercising. Pre and post-test group design method of the fitness ability of the athlete's index with the Har-vard step test and cooper test methods. Research Results using meas-urements that have been made obtained results on the measurement of fitness index using harvard step test and cooper test of significant val-ue. With better or increased endurance will reduce the risk of collapse in athletes caused by the inability to accept the portion of the exercise or compete.