THE EFFECT OF LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FACTORS ON BIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT OF FIRST YEAR STUDENTS

  • Robert Podstawski University of Warmia Mazury in Olsztyn http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1492-252X
  • Danuta Zwolińska The Institute of Physical Culture
  • Renata Urbańska-Gizińska University of Warmia Mazury in Olsztyn
  • Danuta Nowosielska-Swadźba The Institute of Physical Culture
Keywords: students, physical development, motor development, motor skills

Abstract

The purpose of the study conducted among students of UWM in Olsztyn was to diagnose the level of biological development of first year students aged 19-20 years, depending on the location and type of secondary school attended. The research on the level of physical and motor development was carried out in 2012 during the compulsory physical education classes of 361 full-time students randomly selected with the use of statistical tables out of 250 student groups. In order to determine the level of physical development, basic anthropometric parameters of the subjects were measured such as body weight and height, and 13 motor tests were used to determine the motor level. The results showed that factors such as the location and type of secondary school attended did not differentiate significantly the level of physical and motor development of first-year students, and the occurring differences were rather incidental and accidental. The weak interaction of factors used was probably the result of blurring the differences and barriers between schools operating in rural areas and in urban areas, a similar curriculum, and an 8-month stay of the subjects at university.

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Podstawski R, Zwolińska D, Urbańska-Gizińska R, Nowosielska-Swadźba D. THE EFFECT OF LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FACTORS ON BIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT OF FIRST YEAR STUDENTS. Physical education of students. 2013;17(6):103-9. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.845594
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