2009, Volume 5, Issue 1

Relation between warm-up with massage before competition and the result of the struggle and performance the boxers

Malik Beyleroglu1, Hakan Kolayis1, Fikret Ramazanoglu1, Muhsin Hazar2, Alper Cenk3, Wojciech Bajorek4

1Physical Education and Sports School, Sakarya University, Turkey
2Physical Education and Sports School, Gazi University, Turkey
3Physical Education and Sports School, Gaziantep University, Turkey
4Faculty of Physical Education, University of Rzeszow, Poland

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Background and Study Aim: The massage before the competition and a short technical and tactical performance with a trainer make boxers ready for the exercises.
Material and Methods: The research was applied on boxers who fight during Samsun Turkey Senior championship between 05-10.12.2006 and during Sivas Turkey junior championship between 28.01-02.02.2007. 112 volunteer boxers whose average age is 19,62 ± 4,333 years, average weight is 66,45 ± 14,577 kg and average height is 171,65 ± 9,730 cm became a part of the study. The data gained during research verified electronically and statistically analysed using the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test.
Results: The result of this study shows that there is a significant difference between the results of the competition with reference to warm-up with massage and without massage.
Conclusions: Noticed that the massage just before the competition provides vigour, flexibility, improve both concentration and easy movement, and is parallelly form of warm-up exercises in which boxer used less energy.

Key words: arm-up, assage, oxer performance, oxing, specific boxers’ skills