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gkpe8989
09-28-2003, 12:39 AM
Any opinions on what would be fair test for a competitive male high school lacrosse team to see if they are conditioned coming into the first day of practice for the season?

1 mile run and times or

1.25 mile run and times or

1.5 mile run and times

or maybe neiter and another test.
Thank you for any help and your opinion

John Sullivan
10-10-2003, 06:01 PM
I think none of them are applicable to lacrosse. Lacrosse, like hockey, requires short bursts of speed interspersed with periods of slow jogging, walking, standing, etc. Of course, other attributes like a agility are involved, but I assume we're just talking about conditioning. Distance running will test their ability to do longer duration, lower intensity cardio.