Journal of Physical Education and Sport

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 4, December

A Critical Review of Parents of Preschool Children Related to Computer Use
IntroductionUsing computers in everyday work, life and play day-to-day, is ever-increasing. Todayit is almost everywhere available free Wi-Fi signal, and the market is overloaded with smartphones which without any trouble connect to this signal, and...
Age-Related Differences in Linear Sprint and Power Characteristics in Youth Elite Soccer Players
IntroductionMany contributing factors are relevant in determining the success of a soccer performance, especially that at the top level. Each player has different physical abilities, technical skills, tactical thinking and psychological characteristics...
Analysis of Nutrition of Boys and Girls, Adolescents from Montenegro
IntroductionObesity is one of the main health issues the modern society is faced with (WHO, 2000), and which arises as the result of the imbalance between energy intake and consumption (Bukara-Radujkovic, & Zdravkovic, 2009). Aside from hypokinesia...
An Exploration to Preferred and Non-Preferred Body Parts in University Students
IntroductionBody image is psychological construct defined as the internal representation of the external appearance (Hausenblas & Symons Downs, 2001). Body image dissatisfaction is frequently reported among college students (Meneses-Montero &...
An Innovative Method of Managing the Training Process of Qualified Basketball Players with Hearing Impairment
IntroductionSport is an important factor for rehabilitation and social adaptation of people with health deviations. Active participation in sports activities restores mental balance of people with hearing impairment. Adequate communication during the...
Assessment of Arm Wrestlers' Adaptation Status on the Base of Saliva Biochemical Characteristics in Dynamic of Competition and Training Loads
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionAssessment of sportsman's fitness and determination of training's dynamic with the help of objective methods, including bio-chemical ones, are compulsory conditions of training process's management....
Assessment of Motor Coordination in Students Aged 6 to 11 Years
IntroductionThe evolution of the skills linked to motor activity is mainly structured around motor coordination. Primary education is one of the pillars on which the curriculum is built, not only for the Physical Education subject but also for the overall...
Body Composition, Bone Status and Quality of Life in Older People Involved in a Municipal Program of Physical Activity and Health
IntroductionAging process is inherent to life; it entails a progressive deterioration of the functional capacity of the different body organs and systems, as a consequence of the biological changes that inexorably take place. Functional systems involution...
Body Composition of Elite Youth Soccer Players with Respect to Field Position
IntroductionBody composition is an important indicator of physical fitness and general health of athletes (Warner, Fornetti, Jallo, & Pivarnik, 2004) and nowadays it also is a frequently discussed topic in scientific literature. Optimal body composition...
Coaching School Hockey in Malaysia: A Exploratory Analysis and Effect of Improvised TGfU Pedagogical Model on Small Sided Game Play
IntroductionGenerally coaches and trainers pay much attention in the area of skill development, anthropometrics, skill developments, physical-biomotor abilities psycho-psychology, sports injuries, periodization and biomechanics that can influence training...
Comparison of Influence of Eight-Week Preparatory Period on Changes in Selected Morphological Parameters in Seventeen-Year-Old Football and Ice Hockey Players
IntroductionElite sport is closely linked with performance, which is the essence of it and without which elite sport would be meaningless. Therefore, maximum performance is the ultimate goal in performance and elite sport. During the past decades there...
Competition Performance Variables Differences in Elite and U-21 International Men Singles Table Tennis Players
IntroductionA growing body of research has emerged from a specific area of performance analysis, which is notational analysis. It is an objective feedback or way of recording performance, so that important events during performance can be quantified...
Customers as Partial Employees: The Influences of Satisfaction and Commitment on Customer Citizenship Behavior in Fitness Centers
IntroductionWith the proliferation of fitness centers in many countries over the last decade, increasing competition can be observed in fitness service industry (Chiu, Cho, & Won, 2014). Fitness service industry is distinctively different from other...
Determining the Significance of Practical Military Skills Applied by the Special Purpose Regiments of the Internal Troops of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs to Deliver Combat Objectives
IntroductionThe present-day professional military activities of the special purpose regiments of the Internal Troops of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs require new approaches to organizing the training of Army personnel.The top priority for...
Development of Muscle Strenght Indicators at the Trunk Level
IntroductionThis device and the method of assessing the muscle strength of the trunk was developed based on the research studies in the field (Stan, 2006). In case of the method and apparatus shown in this study, the test method involves the tractor...
Differences in Performance Indicators of Elite Tennis Players in the Period 1991-2010
IntroductionTennis is an open-skill sport in which players constantly make tactical decisions related to specific game situations. Based on the knowledge of their own strengths and weaknesses, and those of their opponents, players apply different strategies...
Dynamics of the Aerobic and Anaerobic Threshold in Relation to Training Load in Cross Triathlon
IntroductionTriathlon falls into the category of endurance sports. In addition to the time of racing load, it shares common or at least similar methods, means and style of training with endurance sport as well as the division of the all-year season and...
Educational Technology of Using the System of Pilates for the Prevention of Spine Disorders of Female Students
IntroductionAt higher educational institutions, much attention is paid to students' health and the provision of the conditions for a healthy lifestyle [3, 8]. Good health is important for future professional activity of the graduates as well as for dealing...
Effectiveness of Integral-Developmental Balls Use in Complex Development of Physical and Mental Abilities of Senior Preschool Age Children
IntroductionThe trend of humanization of preschool education focuses specialists of physical education on the search for optimal ways of child harmonious development, building awareness of the need of continuous education, including the stage of transition...
Effect of Physiotherapy and Hippotherapy on Kinematics of Lower Limbs during Walking in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study
IntroductionPainful disease of the lower spine (low back pain, LBP) falls in lifestyle diseases and is one of the most common causes of disability at productive age (Froud et al., 2014). Among others it results in changes in afferent inputs and associated...
Effects of Acute Static Stretching on Visual Search Performance and Mood State
IntroductionThe relationship between acute exercise and cognitive function is the subject of increasing attention, as new evidence indicates that acute exercise improves cognitive function (Brisswalter, Collardeau, & Rene, 2002; Byun et al., 2014;...
Effects of Swimming Performance on a Change in Blood Parameters
IntroductionTraining stimuli or more precisely an athlete's load initiates changes in the body. The internal environment is being deliberately affected and the impact of autoregulative processes leads to dealing with an entropy of the internal system,...
Emotions in the Physical Activities of Czech Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in General and Special Education
IntroductionRegular physical activity increases active longevity, improves quality of life and supports the health of individuals of all ages (Blair & Morris, 2009). However, current research indicates a global decline in the physical activity of...
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Integrated Psychomotor Development of Children in the Age from 2 to 4
IntroductionAt preschool age child gets essential knowledge and skills, creates the individual experience, system of values, interests and aspirations. At this age he or she forms the first holistic representation and worldview (Cools W., De Martelaer...
Features of Psycho-Functional Status in Skilled Women Boxers
IntroductionAt the present stage women's boxing that was included in the program of Summer Olympics in 2012 has received recognition in the world arena [11]. The pressing issue is the fiercer world competition in this kind of sports between the world-powers....
Handgrip Strength and Ball Velocity of Young Male and Female Handball Players
IntroductionSex and age, have an immediate relevance to the functioning ability of children and adolescents. Their performance in a variety of skills is improved with age, however, as it seems there is a wider overcompensation on the boys' performance...
How Triathletes Hold-Ride the Bike through Boxes during the First Transition. A Proposal of Classification
IntroductionThe international Triathlon Union (ITU), defines triathlon in the ITU Competition Rules (ITU, 2015), as a combined and endurance sport, in which the athlete performs three different sporting disciplines, in three segments. These are: swimming,...
Innovative Mechanisms of Improvement of Student's Physical Education System on the Basis of Interdisciplinary Connections
IntroductionWe live in a world where the rapid social, technological and cultural changes are observed. Our civilization is experiencing a crisis of traditional ideals (the higher meanings, values and goals), therefore there is the need to develop the...
Life Quality and Physical Activity of Ukrainian Residents
IntroductionThe total number of elderly people is over 680 million. The relative number of elderly people in Poland is 13.6%, Belarus - 13.9%, Romania - 14.9%, Norway and Ukraine - 15.3%, Netherlands - almost 16%, France - 16.7%, Spain - 17.2%, Portugal,...
Mixing or Separating Students by Sex during PE Classes? Evidence from 3-a-Side Soccer Games
IntroductionIn the context of physical education (PE) classes some learning models derived from empirical research have been suggesting the use of a game-based learning approach (Chow, et al., 2007). This approach may be particularly effective for teaching...
Movement's Analysis and Weight Transfer during the Golf Swing
IntroductionGolf is one of the most popular sports in the world and one of the most dynamically developing sports in Czech Republic and Central Europe. Golf swing is very complicated motion requiring coordination of all body segments and therefore is...
Pedagogical Colleges Students Readiness Formation for Sport and Recreation Activity
IntroductionModern status of education needs drastic changes of teacher philosophical foundations, expanding the limits of his professional identity, scientific and pedagogical mentality. The strategy of pedagogical education in the field of physical...
Physical Rehabilitation and Thermoregulatory Processes in Athletes with Disabilities
IntroductionIntegration of people with disabilities into the society, their social protection and support is one of the most important political priorities of in every developed country of the world, because human attitude to people with disabilities...
Rapid Weight Loss Practice and Perceived Problems during Reduction Periods of Turkish Young Combat Athletes
IntroductionBoxing, Wrestling, Judo, Taekwon do, Karate do, Muay thai etc. sports are kwon as weight category and weight controlled sports (Maughan, 2000). The Athletes who are competiting in these sports have to keep their body weight in their combat...
Recovery Functional Condition of Sportsmen Using Individual Non-Traditional Means of Rehabilitation
IntroductionThe relevance of the study due to the fact that the current process of sports training requires the utmost stresses of the organism athletes (Borresen, J., Lambert, M.I., 2009 [2]; Buchheit M. Racinais S.. Bilsborough J.C Bourdon P.C. Hocking...
Self-Efficacy among the Collective Games Players
IntroductionSelf-efficacy is posited as the basis for such conduct in the sense that it influences the strength of decisions, the quantity of energy invested in the effort, the level of perseverance in the face obstacles and failures or the resilience...
Step Count and MVPA Compendium for Middle School Physical Education Activities
IntroductionThe health benefits associated with physical activity (PA) for children and youth are well documented (Janssen & LeBlanc, 2010). As a result it is recommended that youth accumulate 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous PA (MVPA) each day...
Structure and Content of Competitive Activity of 15-17 Years Old Badminton Players
IntroductionRational management of sportsmen training is possible only if is available objective information about the structure and content of a particular competitive sportsmen (team) and comparison of these parameters with model parameters of competitive...
Sunk Cost Effect in the Korea Basketball League
IntroductionDecision makers generally make rational decisions based on prior results, but this does not always lead to desirable outcomes. Irreversible costs due to choices that cannot be reversed can accrue through the commitment of resources (Borland,...
Teaching Process of Future Tunisian Physical Education' Teachers during a Professional Training
IntroductionPhysical Education (PE) is one of the means of education, possibly the most enjoyable and the most effective when used properly to reach its objectives (Bayraktar, 2011; Öztürk, 1998). The access path to knowledge of the subject refers to...
The Impact of Basic - Motor Potential to Situational Efficiency in Female Volleyball
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)IntroductionVolleyball is a collective sport not only the game that sets out a number of requirements that, among others, belong to the area of intellectual abilities, so it could be defined as Extracurricular...
Who Is the Prominent Tactical Position in Rink-Hockey? A Network Approach Based on Centrality Metrics
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionThe rink-hockey it is specific invasion team sport where players' uses quad skate with four wheels set in two side-by-side pairs (Brázio, 2006). Each player uses a stick to drive the ball. The dynamics...
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