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THE COMPARISON OF PHYSICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF JUNIOR ELITE WRESTLERS

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Author(s): Erkan DEMİRKAN | Rafet ÜNVER | Mehmet KUTLU | Mitat KOZ

Journal: Beden Egitimi ve Spor Bilimleri Dergisi
ISSN 1307-6477

Volume: 6;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 138;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Wrestler | Anaerobic Performance | Body Composition | Strength | Agility

ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study to determine physical and physiological differences between selected and nonelected wrestlers to the national team. Forty eight elite junior wrestlers, (18-20 ages) who invited in Greco- roman national team camp, participated in this study. In order to determinate wrestlers’ height, body weight and body composition was determined by using bioelectrical impedance. Wingate Anaerobic power test (WAnT) was used to determinate anaerobic performance. Hand grip and back – leg strength were determined using hand and back – leg dynamometers. İllinois agility test was used to determine agility feature. According to the results of independent t- test analysis, between the selected and unselected wrestlers to the national team, training experience, leg average power ( W ), average arm power ( W/kg ), back strength and agility level statistically significant differences were found . As a conclusion, taking the sport of wrestling in national team it can be said that to be factors training experience, anaerobic performance, strength and agility.
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