The relationship of some factors affecting dynamic-static balance and proprioceptive sense in elite wrestlers

Keywords: proprioception, dynamic balance, static balance, wrestling, male


Background and Study Aim. The aim of this study is to identify and correlate some factors that are thought to affect the dynamic-static balance and proprioceptive senses of elite level wrestlers. Material and Methods. Descriptive statistics of a total of 13 volunteer elite freestyle wrestlers were determined after body weights, height, WAnT, active-squat jump tests, proprioceptive sense measurements, static and dynamic balance test measurements were taken. Then, the relationship test with the values obtained from static-dynamic balance and proprioceptive sense measurements, the Wingate anaerobic power test (WAnT) and vertical jump (active-squat) was examined. Results. As a result of Pearson Products Moment Relationship analyses, a significant relationship was found between static balance measurements and, WAnT anaerobic performance measurements, anaerobic performance measurements obtained from jumping, lower extremity isoinertial strength imbalance measurements (p>0.05). In addition, a significant relationship was found between dynamic balance measurements and WAnT anaerobic performance measurements (p>0.05). In addition, a significant relationship was found between proprioceptive joint angle deviation values and WAnT anaerobic performance measurements, anaerobic performance measurements obtained from jumping, and lower extremity isoinertial strength imbalance measurements (p>0.05). Conclusions. In conclusion, as the findings of the study, the determining factors of the balance and angular error rates differ in the left and right legs of wrestlers. Especially, in order to minimize left leg balance and angular errors, training modules that increase proprioceptive performance should be applied to athletes.


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Author Biographies

Recep Aydın, Bartin University; Bartin University; Bartın, Turkey.
Gülfem Ersöz, Ankara University; Ankara University; Ankara, Turkey.
Ali Özkan, Bartin University; Bartin University, Bartın, Turkey.


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Aydın R, Ersöz G, Özkan A. The relationship of some factors affecting dynamic-static balance and proprioceptive sense in elite wrestlers. Physical education of students. 2021;25(3):178-8.