Effect of exercise with elastic cord on postural stability in a group of elite gymnasts

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Year of publication 2013
Type Conference abstract
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Faculty of Sports Studies

Description The main aim of this study was to find out if exercise with elastic cord improved postural stability in a group of elite gymnasts. The participants were assigned to a control group (15 girls; mean age=13.78 years; mean height=1.57 m; mean mass= 46.16 kg) and experimental group (14 girls; mean age=14.1 years; mean height=1.56 m; mean mass= 45.6 kg). The total number of time spending in training w`as 18 hours per week. Experimental group performed 2 hours plus of exercise with elastic cord. One of the aims of our study was to decide if we can observe differences between beginning and final measurements in experimental group. We used t-test for paired samples (p=0.006578; the significance level 95%).
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