RESEARCH ON MAINTAINING BODY POSTURE STABILITY OF FUTURE STATUTORY OFFICERS

Algirdas Muliarčikas

Abstract


The article reviews indices of maintaining body posture stability of the students, future statutory officers. The research was performed when the students under research were standing on a computerized balancing platform „Libra“. The research was participated by 62 students (28 men and 34 women) already studying a discipline of martial self-defence. There were performed 3 tests: when standing on the platform with eyes open, with eyes closed and aiming at a target – simulating a shooting. Such tests were selected purposefully: statutory officers – police officers and border guards – have to use physical abuse or even a service weapon when performing their direct functions. In order to perform such actions correctly and resultatively, one of the conditions necessary is adequate coordination peculiarities, ability to maintain body posture stability in specific situations. During the research, the indices were recorded that characterize peculiarities of maintaining students‘ body posture stability – an area of deflection from the model line, deflection time, stability index. There were recorded particular tendencies of maintaining body posture stability, however, substantial difference of indices between male and female results we not identified.

Keywords


students; future statutory officers; men and women; balance stability; standing with eyes open, eyes closed; aiming at a target

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