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The aim of the study was to evaluate the influence of the physiological load on postural control. Special attention was directed toward the identifying the intensity level in which the major deterioration in balance abilities occurs. Thirty subjects randomly divided into two groups performed multistage all-out exertion protocol on cycle-ergometer with(More)
The aim of the present study was to examine the acute effects of graded physiological strain on soccer kicking performance. Twenty-eight semi-professional soccer players completed both experimental and control procedure. The experimental protocol incorporated repeated shooting trials combined with a progressive discontinuous maximal shuttle-run(More)
Sports nutrition is one of the most important factors for sport performance and success. Due to limited financial resources young athletes' education and care about nutrition is usually assumed by coaches and parents. The aim of the study was to investigate nutrition-related knowledge and dietary habits of future sports pedagogues and young athletes'(More)
This study aimed to examine the reliability and validity of the inline skating skill test. Based on previous skating experience forty-two skaters (26 female and 16 male) were randomized into two groups (competitive level vs. recreational level). They performed the test four times, with a recovery time of 45 minutes between sessions. Prior to testing, the(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to investigate whether a ski helmet interferes with the sound localization and the time of sound perception in the frontal plane. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-three participants (age 30.7±10.2) were tested on the slope in 2 conditions, with and without wearing the ski helmet, by 6 different spatially distributed sound(More)
The purpose of the study was to examine potential differences between male and female alpine ski naive young people in attitudes towards alpine skiing before and after the completion of structured alpine ski school program. We included 136 ski beginners (41 women and 95 men) who anonymously filled out a previously validated 26-item Lickert scale-type(More)
The study aimed to evaluate the test-retest reliability of a newly developed 356 Soccer Shooting Test (356-SST), and the discriminative ability of this test with respect to the soccer players' proficiency level and leg dominance. Sixty-six male soccer players, divided into three groups based on their proficiency level (amateur, n = 24; novice(More)
SUMMARY The aim of this study was to identify the specific football situations and immediate technical and tactical causes of injuries in training process and competition of elite Croatian football. The study was conducted on the sample of 175 players from seven football (soccer) clubs of the First Croatian Football Division at the beginning of the season(More)
Exergaming has become widely popular as a recreational activity at home and, following that success, new organized group programs are constantly being developed. The problem that emerges is the problem of the adequacy of exercise intensity for participants of different skill and fitness levels. Not many scientific studies investigated the physiological(More)
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