Factorial stress control in academic fitness practices

Factorial stress control in academic fitness practices


Dr.Hab., Professor V.G. Shilko1
Dr.Med. T.A. Shilko1
PhD, Associate Professor Е.S. Potovskaya1
O.N. Krupitskaya1
A.B. Sharafeeva1
1National Research Tomsk State University (NR TSU), Tomsk

The study analyzes findings of an educational experiment geared to control stress in the academic fitness practices of the 1-3-year students of NITSU. We developed a special stress control model and piloted it in the Experimental Group (EG) trainings with a special priority to speed, agility, and overall/ coordination/ static/ strength endurance of the trainees. The stress control practices took 30min prior to the main part of the training session of sub-maximal (80-90%) intensity. The practices (10 exercises of 3 min each) were performed in couples in a cycle format. The Reference Group (RG) was trained under the traditional physical education curriculum dominated by training simulator assisted and weight practices focused on the strength development goals.
The study found that the exposure to stressors in the sample depends on content of the fitness programs. The experimental stress control model was found beneficial as verified by the EG versus RG progress in the stress mitigation and control – and is recommended for application in the academic physical education service and for further perfection based on the practical knowledge and experience.

Keywords: stress tolerance, stress factors, fitness, physical fitness.


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