Impact of dance sport on communication abilities of adolescents

Impact of dance sport on communication abilities of adolescents


 PhD A.B. Uspuriene1, 2
Associate Professor, PhD S. Sniras1
1Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania
2Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania

Sport is a field of study that influences the formation of the worldview of children and adolescents, develops a patriotic, conscious and creative personality that can successfully integrate into the modern environment. The impact of dance sport on the communication among adolescents and study of communication peculiarities is a relevant issue that should be researched as the number of studies on this topic is not sufficient.
Objective of the present study was to determine the impact of dance sport on the communication abilities of 14-16-year-old adolescents. The results show that adolescents, who attend dance sport, have better communication and organizational abilities. Most dancers have an above average and high level of these abilities. The adolescents, who do not attend any dance sport classes, mostly fall to the levels that comply with lower communication and organizational abilities. To sum it up, we can state that dance sport has an undoubted impact on the communication abilities of 14-16-year-old adolescents.

Keywords: dance sport, adolescents, communication abilities, organizational abilities.


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