Application of Functional Tests in the Prevention from Musculoskeletal Injuries in Young Classical Style Wrestlers
1Institute of Health Sciences, Hipolit Cegielski State University of Applied Sciences, 62-200 Gniezno, Poland
2Department of Mathematical and Statistical Methods, Poznan University of Life Science, 60-637 Poznan, Poland
3Faculty of Sport Sciences in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poznan University of Physical Education, 61-871 Poznan, Poland
DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1805111 Vol.18,Issue 5,May 2022 pp.1-6
Submitted: 29 December 2021 Accepted: 05 February 2022
Published: 31 May 2022
Backgorund: Wrestling is a contact sport with a high risk of injury occurrence caused by typical motor system dysfunctions. In wrestling training a high value is put on the development of power and muscle strength, however, a program aimed at improving motor control is not introduced. Methods: The study involved 25 men wrestlers from School of Sporting Excellence in Radom Poland. To identify musculoskeletal system weak links low threshold Performance Matrix Tests were used. An analysis of weak links occurrence in biokinematics chain was done using ANalysis Of Variance (ANOVA), location and direction of weak links occurrence was identified. Results: The low threshold tests provide the information that tested athletes (n = 25) have weak links in musculoskeletal system. Players training experience has significant influence on their occurrence Pr (
greco-roman wrestling; prevention; Performance Matrix testing; injuries; weak links; ANOVA
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