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ERIC Number: EJ1063632
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr-23
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Physical Profiles of Turkish Young Greco-Roman Wrestlers
Arslanoglu, Erkal
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n8 p1034-1038 Apr 2015
The aim of this study is to evaluate some physical properties of Turkish National Greco-Roman wrestlers and reveal the profile of Turkish Young National Greco-Roman athlete. A total of 48 male athletes who were from Turkish Young National Greco-Roman Wrestling Team participated in this study. This study was carried out at Wrestling Federation National Team Camp Centre on May, 2011. Before the research, all the required permissions were taken and voluntary forms were filled in by the wrestlers. Respectively the age, height, weight and training years of the ones who participated in the study are 18,61 ± 1,01 years old, 173,00 ± 8,79 cm, 77,88 ± 18,84 kg and 8,09 ± 2,7 years. Resting heart rate, flexibility, vertical jump, 10m-20m-30m speeds, aerobic power (VO[subscript 2Max]), strength (hand, back and leg), visual and auditory reaction time and body fat percentage were determined. Data were analysed by the descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation, minimum and maximum) of SPSS 18 Programme. The flexibility; 10m-20m-30m speeds; VO[subscript 2Max]; right-left handgrip, leg and back strength; visual right, visual left, auditory right and auditory left reaction times and body fat percentage values of elite young Greco-Roman wrestlers were respectively determined as; 35,15 cm; 1,637 s, 3,001 s, 4,315 s 56,45 (ml/kg/min); 52,68 kg-f, 50,89 kg-f, 179,48 kg-f and 153,98 kg-f; 214,18 msn, 208,68 msn, 178,89 msn, 188,02 msn and 11,04%. As a result of the fact that, in Greco-Roman wrestling, wrestlers using only their tops affects their physical structures. Accordingly, it is seen that Turkish Young National Greco-Roman wrestlers and others from different countries have several characteristics in common in terms of physical structure and performance.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey