CrossFit-based physical training: structure and content



Fizicheskaya kultura: vospitanie, obrazovanie, trenirovka №1-2017, pp.77-79

UDC 796.011.3

Postgraduate D.A. Kokorev
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow

The paper contains the theoretical and practical data on the CrossFit methodology implemented in the university physical education process and highlights the methods and sports used, problems solved in the 1st and 2nd years of study, as well as specifics of the initial stage of training. The reform of university physical training on the basis of CrossFit was implemented at the premises of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in the framework of the academic discipline "Physical Education" (2014-2016). The study group attended 90-minute CrossFit classes twice a week for boys and girls and an extra optional class once a week (60 minutes). In the reference group, students trained according to the traditional program involving 90-minute body conditioning, swimming, body building, martial arts, aerobics, athletics and sports games practices twice a week. The students showed great interest in the available CrossFit programs, new fitness equipment and a variety of exercises, they liked the idea of training outdoors, in a gym, on a playground, on a weight machine and in a swimming pool. In addition, significant differences were noted in the functional status of the students and the level of their nterest in CrossFit training sessions.

Keywords: CrossFit, physical education, physical training, initial training, high-intensity exercise complex.


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