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Intraindividual Evaluation of Reaction Time At the Men’s World Athletics Championships 1999 - 2019

Published Online: 19 May 2022
Volume & Issue: Volume 62 (2022) - Issue 1 (May 2022)
Page range: 72 - 82
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
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2585-8777
First Published
16 Apr 2015
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Summary

The aim of the article was the intraindividual evaluation of reaction time at the Men’s World Athletics Championships from 1999 to 2019. We generated the rating of sprinters from the age point of view with comparison of two periods with different false start rules. In the result section, we analysed the sprinters that took part at WCH at least 3 times and appeared in the final. We assessed the reaction speed from the aging point of view, or more different false start judging conditions. The results shows that the stricter start judging rules in sprint disciplines did not have a significant influence on the reaction time. We also confirmed a research that the sprinters over 30 years old sprinters can achieve very low reaction time at the start. Reaction abilities can be improved by regular and systematic training, so it is necessary to pay attention to them in the training process and focus on their monitoring and subsequent improvement.

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