The Influence of BMI Levels on the Values of Static and Dynamic Balance for Students (Men) of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
1Department of Individual Sports and Physical Therapy, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, 800008 Galati, Romania
2Department of Chemistry, Physics and the Environment, Faculty of Sciences and Environment, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, 800008 Galati, Romania
3Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medical Bioengineering, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, 700454 Iasi, Romania
4Doctoral School of Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Protection “Cristofor Simionescu”, Technical University “Gheorghe Asachi” Iasi, 700050 Iasi, Romania
5Department of Physiotherapy, Micromedica Clinic, 610119 Piatra Neamt, Romania
DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1807156 Vol.18,Issue 7,July 2022 pp.1-9
Published: 31 July 2022
*Corresponding Author(s): Gabriel Murariu E-mail: email@example.com
† These authors contributed equally.
Background: Postural stability is a factor that conditions the motor performance of athletes and of different categories of the population involved in activities that require physical effort. The aim of the study is to highlight the differences that appear in terms of balance performance for students, depending on their classification on BMI levels. Methods: A group of 109 students from the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports (1st year undergraduate) participated in this study at the end of the academic year (May, 2019), being divided following the anthropometric assessment into 3 groups related to BMI levels (7 cases of underweight, BMI = 17.21
students; balance tests; BMI levels; postural stability
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