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 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)
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)
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)
SUMMARY The aim of this study was to determine whether there are significant differences between wrestlers and kickboxers in the measured lactate values before, during and after the fight. The study was conducted on a sample of 28 contestants (14 wrestlers and 14 kickboxers). Competitors were taken blood samples from which lactate values were read in four(More)
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