Billiards as adaptive sport



Teoriya i praktika fizicheskoy kultury №3 2017, pp.86-88

UDC 799.6

PhD, Professor V.A. Vishnevskiy
Surgut State University, Surgut

Comparative analysis of the mental and physiological performance and activity rates of the 12-17 years-old students (including the special health group students) engaged in billiards on a permanent basis showed benefits of the sport for their health, with all other variations traced by the study being interpreted as associated with age, gender and other specifics. The generally positive effects of the academic billiards courses on the special health group students and good long-term adaptation progress showed by the Children and Youth Sport Reserve School students engaged in billiards on a permanent basis, plus modest workloads of the game on the bodily functions – make the game of billiards recommendable as a quite accessible, interesting and beneficial academic adaptive sport discipline.

Keywords: billiards, benefits for students, adaptive sport.


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