Mario Baić

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Increasing the physical fitness level is the basic goal of all types of sport preparation. The importance of certain physical fitness abilities for success in a wrestling bout varies in wrestlers of various wrestling styles and age. The aim of this research was to identify the differences between the classical style (Greco-Roman) and the free style(More)
The aim of this study was to establish the trend of beginning age, years of experience and peak performance age of wrestlers who won their first European Championships' (ECh) medal in the period from 2002 to 2012, and to determine probable differences in those parameters between the weight categories. The study was conducted on a sample of 180 wrestlers.(More)
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of programmed continuous endurance and relative strength training (CERS) with the basic military physical readiness training (BMPR) on the physical readiness. Croatian military recruits (21.3 ± 1.9 years) were divided in the CERS (N = 48) and BMPR (N = 76) groups. Training sessions were conducted three(More)
In this study, the authors attempted to determine whether the dynamics of blood lactate and glucose in wrestling depend on the weight class. Blood lactate and glucose curves during and after a wrestling match were determined. We also explained the dynamics of blood lactate and glucose in the context of recent glucose and lactate metabolism research. A(More)
The possible role of S-100 brain specific proteins and their participation in the neuronal mechanisms of habituation were studied on identified neurons of the snail Helix pomatia. Extracellular application and intracellular injection of antibodies to S-100 proteins caused a rapid and significant decrease of neuronal responses to repeated stimulation in(More)
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