2017, Volume 13, Issue 1

Topics of doctoral and postdoctoral dissertations devoted to judo in period 2000-2016 – the overall analysis of works of Russian experts

Aleksander Yurievich Osipov1, Mikhail Dmitrievich Kudryavtsev2, Sergii Sidorovich Iermakov3, Władysław Jagiełło4

1Siberian Federal University | Krasnoyarsk State Medical University named after professor V.F. Voyno-Yasenetsky, Russia
2Siberian Federal University | Reshetnev Siberian State Aerospace University, Russia
3Belgorod State University, Russia
4Faculty of Physical Education, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sports, Poland

Author for correspondence: Władysław Jagiełło; Faculty of Physical Education, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sports, Poland; email: wjagiello1@wp.pl

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Background and Study Aim: The part of specialists think that the accumulated wide scientific knowledge of judo has not become the object of profound scientific analysis. Growth of judo popularity in the world (mainly in sport dimension) inclines scientists to constantly seek new, effective and scientifically grounded means and methods of sportsmen’s training for competition functioning. One of the main barriers to the promotion of a global scale modern scientific knowledge about the judo are published important works on natural languages difficult due to the spelling (in Japanese, Russian, etc.). The aim of this article are the preferences topics of doctoral and postdoctoral theses on judo defended in Russian Federation universities in the period 2000-2016.

Material and Methods: We analysed 67 dissertations (58 doctoral and 9 postdoctoral) of Russian scientists for period from 2000 to 2016, which had been devoted to different topics of judo training and competition functioning. The systemic structural analysis of dissertations based on sport sciences and sciences of martial arts experts opinion.

Results: Out of 6 important topics dominates "T1" sportsmen’s tactic skilfulness, formation of high sport motivation, raising judo athletes’ general workability during trainings and competitions (32 dissertations) and "T2" sportsmen’s morphological functional and psycho-physiological characteristics, professional personality’s progress of judo athletes, increase of young people’s physical potential and defensive abilities (16 dissertations). (only 3) The least work (after 3) concerns: “T5” the problems of educations of coaches’ and referees’ and “T6” adolescents’ suitability for judo on the base of their morphological functional indicators and physical condition.

Conclusions: Comparative analysis of Russian dissertations devoted to different aspects of sport judo will significantly enrich modern sport science and can become a starting point for further scientific researches in the field of science of martial arts.

Key words: barriers for judo, comparative analysis, science of martial arts, structural analysis