SportLogia
Vol. 13, Issue 1, June 2017.

 

CONTRIBUTION OF INLINE SKATING TO LEARNING BASICS OF ALPINE SKIING


Igor Božić1, Vjekoslav Cigrovski2, Goran Bošnjak1, Vladimir Jakovljević1 and Gorana Tešanović1
1Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2Faculty of Kinesiology, University in Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia


Original scientific paper
doi:10.5550/sgia.171301.en.BCBJT
UDC: 796.926
COBISS.BH-ID: in establishing phase

 

Summary

Aim of this research was to determine contribution of inline skating to learning basics of alpine skiing. We included 139 participants, who were attributed to two groups - control and experimental. Participants of the experimental group (n=72) were included in 10-days program of learning inline skating while participants pertaining to control group (n=67) did not participate in any kind of sport or recreational program. Before and after inline skating, all participants were tested on six elements of alpine ski technique. Participants of the experimental group had better results on elements of alpine ski technique (4.09 vs. 3.29; p=0.00). Our results suggest inline skating aids better learning of alpine skiing.


Key words:inline skating, alternative sport, alpine ski knowledge

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Received: 06.06.2017.
Accepted: 03.07.2017.

Correspondence author:
Igor Božić
Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
University of Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
igor.bozic@ffvs.unibl.org