CONNECTION OF FUNCTIONAL ABILITIES WITH JUMPING AND THROWING ATHLETIC DISCIPLINES

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Igor Stanojević ; Dejan Milenković (2014)
  • Publisher: Association for the Development of Science, Engineering and Education
  • Journal: International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science (issn: 2334-847X, eissn: 2334-8496)
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | Functional abilities | Functional abilities, Jumping and throwing disciplines, Athletes. | Jumping and throwing disciplines | Athletes | LC8-6691

<p>The aim of this study was to determine the connection between functional abilities with results of jumping and throwing athletic disciplines with athletes. The sample was taken from a population of elementary school students from Prokuplje region, 13 and 14 old, included in regular physical education classes. The sample consisted of 200 male athletes involved in the training process in sports clubs at least three times a week in addition to physical education classes. For assessment of functional abilities six functional tests were used: resting heart rate, Cooper test, heart rate in the first minute after Cooper test, heart rate in the second minute after Cooper test, systolic arterial blood pressure, diastolic arterial blood pressure. For assessment of jumping and throwing athletic disciplines four tests were used: long jump, high jump, shot put and javelin. Data analysis was performed with canonical correlation and regression analysis. The results showed a statistically significant correlation between functional abilities with all of tests in jumping and throwing athletic disciplines.</p>
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