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Kostiantyn Prontenko1, Grygoriy Griban2, Alla Aloshyna3, Ihor Bloshchynskyi4, Zhanneta Kozina5, Olexandr Bychuk6, Inesa Novitska7, Mukola Korchagin8

1S.P. Koroliov Zhytomyr Military Institute, Department of Physical Education, Special Physical Training and Sport, Zhytomyr, Ukraine
2Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University, Department of Physical Education and Sport Improvement, Zhytomyr, Ukraine
3Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University, Department of Sports-Mass Work and Tourism, Lutsk, Ukraine
4Bohdan Khmelnytskyi National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, English Translation Department, Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine
5H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Department of Olympic and Professional Sport and Sport Games, Kharkiv, Ukraine
6Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University, Faculty of Physical Culture, Sport and Health, Lutsk, Ukraine
7Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University, Department of Postgraduate and Doctorate Studies, Zhytomyr, Ukraine
8Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Department of Physical Education, Special Physical Training and Sport, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Analysis of Cadets’ Endurance Development at Higher Military Educational Institutions during the Kettlebell Lifting Training

Sport Mont 2019, 17(2), 3-8 | DOI: 10.26773/smj.190601


The influence of the kettlebell lifting training on the level of endurance development and functional abilities of the cadets’ cardiovascular system in the course of study is examined in the article. Cadets of the 1st–5th years of study (n=474) who were studying according to the current system of physical training (group А, n=416) and cadets who were attending a kettlebell lifting class (group B, n=58) took part in the research. The study of the level of endurance development was conducted during the following tests: 3 km race, 5 km accelerated march, and the obstacle course (400 m). The cardiovascular system functioning was examined concerning these indicators: heart rate, arterial blood pressure, Robinson’s index, and heart rate recovery from a standard load. The improved indicators of the endurance and cardiovascular system of group B cadets have been reliably determined (р<0.05–0.001) which proves the efficiency of the kettlebell lifting training concerning the future officers’ formation of physical readiness for professional activity.


endurance, cardiovascular system, cadet, kettlebell lifting

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