Psychological factors of students training Olympic taekwondo at various level of sports advancement Artur Litwiniuk, Agnieszka Daniluk, Ryszard Cieśliński, Elżbieta Huk-Wieliczuk, Tomasz Piasecki, Zbigniew Obmiński, Wiesław Błach Journal of Combat Sports and Martial Arts 2012; 3(2):151-155 ICID: 1047664
Article type: Original article
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Introduction. The aim of the present investigations was to evaluate selected motor and psychological factors characterising students training Olympic taekwondo at various level of sports advancement. Material and methods. Forty students of the Universities from Zamość representing Olympic taekwondo took part in the research. The type and structure of personality were measure by Questionnaire of Personality of ZKKO Zuckerman-Kuhlman and International Committee on the Standardisation of Physical Fitness Tests (ICSPFT) were measure level of physical fitness. Results. The research proved that personality features under investigation, i.e. Imp-SS, N-Anx., Agg-Host, Act. fall into the range of medium results. The group of subjects demonstrating high levels of sports advancement Imp-SS and N-Anx fall into the range of low results. The other features, i.e. Agg-Host, Act. and Soc. are at the level of medium results. As far as the group of subjects with medium levels is concerned, all personality traits fall into the range of medium results. Conclusion. It was observed that competitors with higher levels of physical fitness manifest higher levels of Imp-SS, N-Anx and Agg-Host, whereas those with higher levels of sports advancement demonstrate lower intensity levels of those features.