The study of the Unici project and Pari Special Olympics Italia, has been done by the teaching post of Disability and ScienzeMotorie and BenessereDepartment, at the Parthenope University of Naples and it has been developed and continued at the technical college S. Caterina da Siena, in Salerno over a sample of 24 athletes (15-18 years old) of among whom 12 young people with intellectual disability and another group who are ablebodied partners. Method. The information has been gathered through tests ("Sargent test" [high explosive strenght ], "Cooper test" [resistance], "Long Jump from a standing start" [explosive strength forward] and the "30 metres sprint" [speed]),over a period of 7 months, and the manual and computerized collection of data together with initial, intermediate and final screenings. After initial screening the athletes and partners were divided in group A and group B. Result and Conclusion. Results showed an improved performance by all participants, but particularly of those, athletes and partners, placed in Group Bwho has conducted 12 supplementary training meetings. The intermediate survey, group B, has underlined a general percentage increase quantifiable around 4/6 % with peaks of 7% while the final resultshave denoted the percentage improvement of almost 6.5%

CONDITIONAL ABILITIES IN YOUNG SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES WHO PRACTICE UNIFIED FOOTBALL .

MONTESANO, PIETRO;TAFURI, Domenico;MAZZEO, FILOMENA
2013

Abstract

The study of the Unici project and Pari Special Olympics Italia, has been done by the teaching post of Disability and ScienzeMotorie and BenessereDepartment, at the Parthenope University of Naples and it has been developed and continued at the technical college S. Caterina da Siena, in Salerno over a sample of 24 athletes (15-18 years old) of among whom 12 young people with intellectual disability and another group who are ablebodied partners. Method. The information has been gathered through tests ("Sargent test" [high explosive strenght ], "Cooper test" [resistance], "Long Jump from a standing start" [explosive strength forward] and the "30 metres sprint" [speed]),over a period of 7 months, and the manual and computerized collection of data together with initial, intermediate and final screenings. After initial screening the athletes and partners were divided in group A and group B. Result and Conclusion. Results showed an improved performance by all participants, but particularly of those, athletes and partners, placed in Group Bwho has conducted 12 supplementary training meetings. The intermediate survey, group B, has underlined a general percentage increase quantifiable around 4/6 % with peaks of 7% while the final resultshave denoted the percentage improvement of almost 6.5%
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