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K. Gumowski, O. Olszewski, M. Poćwierz and K. Zielonko-Jung

–380 (2002). [19] B. Blocken and J. Persoon, “Pedestrian wind comfort around a large football stadium in an urban environment: CFD simulation, validation and application of the new Dutch wind nuisance standard”, J. Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 97 (5–6), 255–270 (2009). [20] M. Sakr Fadl and J. Karadelis, “CFD Simulations for wind comfort and safety in urban area: a case study of coventry university central campus”, Int. J. Architecture, Engineering and Construction 2 (2), 131–143 (2013). [21] B. Blocken, J. Carmeliet, and T

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Mateusz Jędrzejewski, Marta Poćwierz and Katarzyna Zielonko-Jung

.G. Mestayer, and N. Toy. Influence of geometry on the mean flow within urban street canyons – a comparison of wind tunnel experiments and numerical simulations. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus , 2(5):365–380, 2002. doi: 10.1023/A:1021308022939. [13] B. Blocken and J. Persoon. Pedestrian wind comfort around a large football stadium in an urban environment: CFD simulation, validation and application of the new Dutch wind nuisance standard. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics , 97(5):255–270, 2009. doi: 10.1016/j.jweia.2009.06.007. [14

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Marcel Pomohaci and Ioan Sabin Sopa

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Leisure sport activities have an important role inmaintaining health and physical fitness at adults, but also being more and more used for different other reasons like socialization, communication, making new friends and relationships, self-image, challenge etc. Our study focused on finding the main necessities of adults regarding leisure sport activities, discovering the real reasons of practicing sport activities in their free time. So, using the questionnaire method, we asked 204 adults of their real necessities regarding leisure sport activities and why they practice specific sports in their free time. The results showed that different sports are practiced for different necessities, so the practitioners of volleyball game highlighted the necessities of socialization and communication, the football practitioners had chosen movement and competition necessities as main reasons for practicing sport, basketball players elected affiliation and maintain health necessities as primordial, fitness or gym practitioners affirmed that main reasons for practicing sport activities are self-image and satisfaction necessities. The conclusions of the study were that indifferent of the sport that is practiced, leisure sport activities contributes in fulfilling the adult necessities and is an important way of maintain physical, social and psychological progress