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Application of Virtual Reality in Competitive Athletes – A Review

‐risk occupational groups such as medical doctors, pilots and flight‐crew or even in mining industry. Thus, we would like to stress that there is still a huge, unexploited potential in the area of VR training among athletes. Only Tornese et al. (2011) introduced a VR training programme for figure skaters to improve their balance skills. Athletes underwent one training session for about 12‐15 min a day for a total of 20 days involving the one‐leg stance on an unstable platform with a cylindrically curved base. The proposed intervention brings significant modifications in

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Emotional Intelligence and the Sense of Efficiency of Coaching and Instructing in Wrestling

Emotional Intelligence and the Sense of Efficiency of Coaching and Instructing in Wrestling

Introduction. The aim of this study was to diagnose the level of emotional intelligence and sense of efficiency among the occupational group of coaches and instructors in wrestling. Material and methods. The study involved 27 participants of a training course for coaches and instructors in training (25 men and 2 women). The basic methods of research involved the Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire INTE and the GSES scale for measurement of the sense of efficacy. Their use allowed us to diagnose the average level of emotional intelligence and the sense of self-efficacy. Results. Coaches and instructors are characterised by average level of emotional intelligence and the sense of self-efficacy. First class coaches are characterized by significantly higher levels of emotional intelligence, and the belonging to the group of trainers has no influence on the sense of efficacy. Conclusions. The results of the study can provide guidance to create/modify training programs for sports coaches. Developing mental toughness and improving emotional intelligence should occupy a special place in the training process wrestlers.

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Comparative Leisure Physical Activity: A Comparison Between Polish and European Population

References Biernat, E. (2011). Aktywność fizyczna mieszkańców Warszawy na przykładzie wybranych grup zawodowych /Physical activity of Warsaw’s population, based on selected occupational groups/. Warszawa: Szkoła Główna Handlowa, Urząd m. st. Warszawy. Biuro Sportu i Rekreacji. Biernat, E. (2013). International Physical Activity Questionnaire - Polish long version. Polish Journal of Sports Medicine , 29(1), 1-15. Biernat, E., Stupnicki, R., Gajewski, A.K. (2007). Międzynarodowy Kwestionariusz

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Quality Perception of the 2012 World Indoor Athletics Championships

service quality aimed at occupational groups ( Landrum et al., 2010 ). In the study of Ko and Pastore (2007) in which 82% of the sample group consisted of students, and which concentrated on the service quality as well as customer satisfaction of campus recreation programmes, it was determined that participants had a high average concerning the general service quality. The authors of that study stated that while the dimension of result had the highest average, the dimension of physical environment quality had the lowest average. The high average of students concerning

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