Determination of Model Characteristics and Evaluation Criteria for Strength Training of Qualified Armwrestling Student-Athletes

Keywords: armsport, armwrestling, student-armwrestlers, model characteristics, power indicators


Research purpose. The aim of the study was to determine the model indicators of strength readiness of qualified armwrestling student-athletes in the weight category from 80 to 100 kg in 4 strength exercises: flexion of the fingers, stretch with a hammer, hook and bending of the hand.

Materials and Methods. The study involved 16 qualified armwrestling student-athletes weighing from 80 to 100 kg (M = 86,63 kg), 7 of which are participants of national championships of Ukraine, and 9 of which are prize-winners of competitions of regional level. During the study, strength indicators were determined in 4 competitive exercises. Strength indices in all test exercises were measured in a static mode by an FB5k series digital force gauge (Poland) with an accuracy class of up to 100 g, which was mounted on a special armwrestling table using a specially made block device. The created design was called the “ARM1 Device” (patent 43082). During the statistical analysis, the following parameters were calculated: arithmetic mean (M), standard deviation (σ), error of representativeness (m) and the coefficient of variation (V).

Results. The analysis of the strength capabilities of the qualified student-armwrestlers and the presented models of their strength readiness made it possible to develop assessment criteria for the level of strength readiness of the qualified student-armwrestlers. Three levels of strength readiness have been identified: low (M - σ), high (M + σ) and medium, i.e. more than (M - σ) but less than (M + σ). Comparative analysis of the ratios of different levels of strength training in this group of armwrestling athletes allowed to determine from 128 indicators of strength 14.84% (n = 19) of low level, 62.50% (n = 80) of medium level and 22.66% (n = 29) of high level.

Conclusions. The study made it possible to establish the features of the levels of development of strength training of qualified armwrestling athletes weighing from 80 to 100 kg. The model indicators of strength training of qualified armwrestlers were also determined. The analysis found that the subject athletes have an insufficient level of strength training and are not fully realized in terms of strength capabilities (62.50% indicators of the average level of strength).


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Author Biographies

Dmytro Bezkorovainyi, O. M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv

Department of Physical Education and Sports
Marshal Bazhanov St, 17, Kharkiv, 61002, Ukraine

Oleg Kamayev, Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Culture

Department of Olympic and Professional Sports
Klochkivska St, 99, Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine

Stanislav Vlasko, O. M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv

Department of Physical Education and Sports
Marshal Bazhanov St, 17, Kharkiv, 61002, Ukraine

Leonid Plotnytskyi, Kharkiv National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Department of Physical Education and Sports
Sumska St, 20, Kharkiv, 61002, Ukraine

Irina Sadovska, O. M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv

Department of Physical Education and Sports
Marshal Bazhanov St, 17, Kharkiv, 61002, Ukraine


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Bezkorovainyi, D., Kamayev, O., Vlasko, S., Plotnytskyi, L., & Sadovska, I. (2022). Determination of Model Characteristics and Evaluation Criteria for Strength Training of Qualified Armwrestling Student-Athletes. Teorìâ Ta Metodika Fìzičnogo Vihovannâ, 22(2), 282-287.
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