The Dependence of Physical Fitness on the Functional Capabilities of Girls During Education at the Military Academy
Keywords:girls, physical activity, military academy, functional capabilities, physical fitness, the dependence of indicators
The purpose of the study is to study the statistical relationship between physical fitness and functional capabilities of girls – future officers at the stages of training at the military academy.
Materials and methods. The research subjects were 108 girls who started studying at military academies at the beginning of the experiment; their age ranges from 17 years and 3 months to 18 years and 5 months. The experiment took place over four academic years with the participation of the same girls. The main means of obtaining data were pedagogical testing and diagnosis of physiological characteristics, which took place every year.
Results. Every year there is a weak but statistically significant dependence of changes in the general physical fitness of girls on changes in their functional capabilities. At the same time, with each new year of study, this dependence only increases. Changes in general physical fitness depend somewhat more on changes in functional capabilities than on special ones. The latter is characterized by a tendency towards a slightly greater dependence in the 2nd and 4th years of study, compared to the results in the 1st and 3rd years.
Conclusions. Data from sources of information prove the need to take into account the results obtained in practical activities regarding the dependence of physical fitness on the functional capabilities of those who perform physical activity. This will contribute to increasing the effectiveness of the organization and the content of girls’ physical activity in solving the defined tasks of professional training at the military academy.
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