Vol. 7, Issue 2, Decembar 2011.



Almir Atiković1, Sunčica Delaš Kalinski2, Snežana Bijelić3, and Nađija Avdibašić Vukadinović1
1Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Split, Croatia
3Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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On a sample of 176 male gymnasts, we analyzed the score of judges from the World Championship in men’s artistic gymnastics, held 2009 in London. The subject of the analysis was the final scores competitors got for the exercises shown in the qualifying competition (C I). Analysis problem was determination of the differences on individual apparatus between judges E1 to E6 and apparatus. The main objective of this study was to determine the reliability of evaluation of judges and whether the current Code of Points (Federation Internationale de Gymnastique, 2009b) should be revised in terms of equalizing score on apparatus. Equality was tested for the achieved D, E and all-around scores on the disciplines of floor exercise, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar. Vault has the highest D and E scores, while pommel horse the lowest D and E scores. T-tests showed that those two disciplines significantly differ from other disciplines. Reliability were calculated (intraclass correlation coefficient ICR, Cronbach’s alpha, differences in mean E1 to E6 between judges were tested using factor analyses with method first major component. All data was analyzed using SPSS Statistics 17.0. Results show very high reliability (e.g. Cronbach’s alpha range from .94 up to .98).


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