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Dusko Bjelica1, Stevo Popovic1, Jovica Petkovic1

1University of Montenegro, Faculty for Sport and Physical Education, Niksic, Montenegro

Comparison of Instep Kicking Between Preferred and Non-Preferred Leg in Young Football Players

Poređenje udaraca unutrašnjom stranom hrpta stopala između protežirane i neprotežirane noge kod mladih fudbalera

Monten. J. Sports Sci. Med. 2013, 2(1), 5-10


This research was aimed at gaining relevant knowledge about important differences with respect to compare accuracy of instep kicking between preferred and non-preferred leg depending on the different intensity (optimal and maximal) in a resting state, and in a state of fatigue. The sample included 20 respondents whose characteristics were age (yrs) 16.7±0.47, height (cm) 178.91±4.26, and body weight (kg) 71.52±5.13. The sample of variables contained eight measures that defined accuracy of instep kicking by preferred and non-preferred leg in various occasions: with optimal and maximal intensities and in a resting state and a state of fatigue respectively. The results of the measuring were analyzed by means of a statistical procedure labeled a significance test of two arithmetic means conducted on independent samples or popularly known a t-test. In comparison of accuracy between preferred and non-preferred leg in a resting state with optimal and maximal intensity, as it was expected there were significant differences as well as in a state of fatigue with optimal intensity, all in favor of preferred leg. While the football instep kicking significant differences between preferred and non-preferred leg in a state of fatigue with maximal intensity were not noticable. The current findings clearly demonstrated that the young football players have much more uniformed legs at the expense of accuracy when fatigued and kick the ball with the maximal intensity. It means a state of fatigue can affect the tested accuracy of instep kicking with the maximal intensity.


laterality, soccer, intensity, resting state, state of fatigue

Abstract (MNE)

Cilj ovog istraživanja je dobijanje relevantnih znanja o značajnim razlikama kada je u pitanju poređenje udaraca unutrašnjom stranom hrpta stopala protežiranom i neprotežiranom nogom u zavisnosti od stanja zamora i intenziteta rada mladih fudbalera. Uzorak ispitanika je obuhvatio 20 ispitanika čije su karakteristike bile sljedeće: godine (god) 16.7±0.47, visina (cm) 178.91±4.26, i težina (kg) 71.52±5.13. Uzorak varijabli je sadržao osam varijabli koje su definisale tačnost udaraca unutrašnjom stranom hrpta stopala protežiranom i neprotežiranom nogom u različitim uslovima: optimalnim i maksimalnim intenzitetom, i u odmornom stanju i u stanju zamora, naizmjenično. Razlike u tačnosti udaraca unutrašnjom stranom hrpta stopala između protežiranje i neprotežirane noge u odmornom stanju sa optimalnim i maksimalnim intenzitetom, kao i u zamorenom stanju sa optimalnim intenzitetom su se, kao što je i očekivano, pokazale statistički značajne. Dok značajne razlike nisu primijećene kod tačnosti udaraca unutrašnjom stranom hrpta stopala između protežiranje i neprotežirane noge u zamorenom stanju sa maksimalnim intenzitetom. Navedena saznanja jasno ukazuju da mladi fudbaleri imaju mnogo jasnije uniformisana stopala na štetu tačnosti kada u zamorenom stanju udaraju po lopti sa maksimalnim intenzitetom. Dakle, trebalo bi zaključiti da stanje zamora utiče na testiranu tačnost udaraca unutrašnjom stranom hrpta stopala između protežiranje i neprotežirane noge sa maksimalnim intenzitetom.

Keywords (MNE)

lateralnost, fudbal, intenzitet, odmorno stanje, stanje zamora

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