Dejan M Madić

Dejan M Madić
University of Novi Sad · Faculty of sport and physical education

PhD

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Брзина, агилност и хитрина су карактеристичне способно- сти у многим колективним и индивидуалним спортовима. У последње време велики је број тренажних метода које се примењују у циљу побољшања различитих моторичких способности. SAQ (speed, agility, quickness) тренажни програм склапа развој све три компоненте у један комплексан тренинг на основу њих...
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Introduction: Gymnastics is a sport that requires a great sense of body awareness, per- ception and high level of postural stability (PS). Although the training regimens of the gymnastic disciplines are similar, there are some differences between genders in term of balance, stability and postural control. Therefore, the aim of our study is to det...
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Available scientific evidence indicates that poor posture is often formed in childhood and can, over time, progress to different deformities identified in adults [1,2,3]. However, engagement in sports activities and regular exercise, as well as a healthy lifestyle, promotes movement, muscle activation, and the formation of correct posture in childhoo...
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It is well known that good postural stability and trunk flexibility are among the most important prerequisites for enhancing sports performance and achieving superior results [1,2,3]. In rowing, one or several athletes in a sitting position propel the boat through water via cyclical manipulation, which renders their posture unstable [4]. Consequentl...
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Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been shown to improve motor learning in numerous studies. However, only a few of these studies have been conducted on elite-level performers or in complex motor tasks that have been practiced extensively. The purpose was to determine the influence of tDCS applied to the dorsolateral prefrontal cort...
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Research in the period of COVID-19 lockdown and the effect of different exercise training programs on the quality of life (QoL) dimension is limited. This randomized control study as a part of which the impact of an eight-week neuromuscular training program on the 90 healthy young individuals’ QoL after COVID-19 lockdown were assessed using a short...
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BACKGROUND: Using mobile phone while doing other motor or cognitive activities is a common occurrence in everyday activity and indirectly influence the modulation of the postural stability. This study aimed is to investigate effect of mobile use activity effect on static postural stability (PS) in healthy adults. METHODS: A fifty gender-balanced gr...
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The study aimed to determine the effects of 6 months daily physical activity on physical fitness in preschool children. A total of 72 children (36 boys) and 92 children (47 boys) composed the experimental (EG) and control group (CG), respectively. We used the PREFIT battery access physical fitness. In EG, participants had 45 minutes of organized ph...
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The main purpose of this article is to determine which motivational orientation (MO) of primary school students (n=240) and their physical self-concept (PSC) contribute to the intensity of students' physical activity and volume of physical activity in a physical education (PE) class. They were estimated using the pedometer and heart rate sensor. MO...
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There is a strong relationship between body composition and performance in male soccer players. This study aimed to display an optimal body height and weight, and body composition profile of male soccer players for four competitive age groups. This cross-sectional study included four groups: U-15 (n = 152), U-17 (n = 154), U-19 (n = 61), and senior...
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Postural stability (PS) is an important function for maintaining equilibrium during periods of standing still, locomotion, and any motor activities that require high degree of balance. High PS is essential in different sports for the regulation of voluntary movement and for improving athletic physical condition and performance. Purpose: The purpose...
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Background: Postural stability (PS) has an important role in many athletic activities. However, modern dance demands a heightened PS because of the required aesthetic quality and speed of movement. The aim of the present study was to compare the static and dynamic PS of young dancers and participants of other sporting activities. Method: A total...
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This study aimed to determine the extent and possible gender differences in the coordination of younger school children. The study was conducted in a primary school "Laza Kostic" in Kovilj, with a sample of 40 students (18 boys, mean 10.48 years and 22 girls, mean 10.47 years). Fundamental motor skills (FMS) was assessed using Korperkoordinations t...
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The aim of this study was to determine the effects of innovative and traditional physical education classes on motor abilities of children of younger school age. The sample consisted of 42 students (26 males and 16 females), aged 8 (M = 8.54), second grade of the Elementary School "Laza Kostić" in Kovilj near Novi Sad. The experimental group consis...
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Functional movement is an important part of developing athletes' but also untrained individuals' performance. Its monitoring also proved useful in identifying functional limitations and asymmetries, and also in determining the intervention effects. The quasi-experimental pre-test post-test study investigated the effects of core stability training p...
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The aim of this study was to examine the differences in motor competence among children of different school ages, as well as whether there is a negative trend in the decline of these values with increased age. The research was conducted in a school environment, the sample consisted of 151 male and female children, age 7-11 years, divided into four...
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Swimming is a form of physical activity and a life-saving skill. However, only a few studies have identified swimming ability classifiers in preschool children. This pilot cross-sectional study aimed to find anthropometric (AM) and motor competence (MC) predictors of swimming ability in preschool children, by building classifiers of swimming abilit...
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The early detection and continuous monitoring of children's motor competence levels and physical fitness is very important. The purpose of this study was to determine the differences in motor coordination of children enrolled in soccer and multisport activities. The participants of this study included 147 boys and girls (mean age 7.60 ± 0.85 years)...
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This study analysed whether the assessment of head righting reflex (HRR) in babies immediately after birth can be used in prediction of early child development. In 54 healthy newborns, testing of HRR was conducted on the third day upon birth. The HRR at birth were correlated with balance ability (BA), speech and language development (SLD) and socia...
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There is a strong need for a new, probably cheaper, smaller, and more portable isometric dynamometer. With this aim, we investigated the concurrent validity and reliability of a low-cost portable dynamometer to measure the isometric strength of the lower limb. Seventeen young participants (age 16.47 ± 0.51 years) were randomly assessed on three dif...
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Study Design This is a cross-sectional study. Introduction Muscular strength has been known as a powerful marker of health in children. Normative data are important for health screening and prevention of future diseases; however, up-to-date data are lacking. Purpose of the Study The purpose of this study was development of normative data for grip...
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The ability to differentiate the elite from nonelite athletes is not clearly defined. We investigated level differences in speed, change of direction speed (CODS), and reactive agility in a group of trained adolescent soccer players. A total of 75 adolescent male soccer players (aged 14-19 years) were recruited. The players were grouped based on th...
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School-based programmes have shown promising results in the reduction of aggressive behaviour, but the effectiveness of physical activity modalities among adolescents remains to be determined. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of a school-based soccer programme on physical fitness and aggression in adolescent students. One hundred...
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Studies dealing with the effectiveness of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) 11+ prevention program to improve performance outcomes in children aged < 14 years are limited. This study aimed to point out the effects of the application of short-term FIFA 11+ warm-up program on physical performance in young football players....
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Dance is a sport type that requires strenghthening and coordination of body muscles in order to maintain harmony while moving through the various positions inherent in particular dance techniques. To achieve good dance performance, it's necessary to have: strength, suppleness, balance, endurance, coordination and postural stability. The aim of this...
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The aim of this study was to determine the isokinetic profile of shoulder internal and external rotators in judo and karate female elite athletes.; Methods: Study sample consisted of senior 13 female karate athletes (21.23 ± 2.83 years) and 13 female judokas (21.00 ± 2.51 years). For testing the isokinetic muscle strength of the external and intern...
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Morphological characteristics are the biological and physiological basis that generates the manifestation of anthropometric measures based on which we define the growth and development and state of nourishment of children. The aim of the study was to check the state of nourishment of children from three different kindergartens on the territory of t...
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The research was conducted with the aim to, using experimental methods, scientifically determine whether an additional physical exercise program in regular working conditions of a preschool institution could result in significant changes in the motor skills of preschool children with an average age of 6.21±0.56 years. A total of 64 preschool childr...
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Main aim of this study was examining validity and reliability of using a new specific Parkour repeated sprint ability test (SPRSA) for assessing repeated sprint ability while facing obstacles and establishing between-day reliability and sensitivity of SPRSA related to its physiological and performance responses. Thirteen high-level traceurs (three...
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The pathogenesis of predominantly neurological decompression sickness (DCS) is multifactorial. In SCUBA diving, besides gas bubbles, DCS has been linked to microparticle release, impaired endothelial function, and platelet activation. This study focused on vascular damage and its potential role in the genesis of DCS in breath-hold diving. Eleven br...
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Correspondence: [*] Corresponding author: Dragan Marinkovic, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Novi Sad, Lovćenska 16 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia. Tel.:+381 21 450 188; Fax: +381 21 450 199; E-mail: marinkovic@uns.ac.rs. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Soccer as a sport has a very high injury rate and low back pain (LBP) is considered to be...
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BACKGROUND: Using isokinetic testing in order to detect strength ratios represents reliable and reproducible measurements which can be used for injury prevention. This study aims to investigate and compare muscle imbalances in female karate athletes of different age groups. METHODS: The study sample consisted of three groups: 10 cadet (mean age: 15...
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In everyday life, an adequate motor coordination level in children is important for their general development, but also there is consensus that good motor coordination is important for the health and well-being of children. PURPOSE: The aim of this research was to determine the differences in motor coordination (MC) among the respondents who are en...
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p>BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to analyze the impact of intelligence, motor skills, and morphologic characteristics on performance of gymnastic elements, and to define interrelationships between applicable tests. METHODS: Itelligence test used was the Figure Reasoning Test, there were 16 anthropometric variables, 25 motoric tests and 12 gy...
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p>BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to analyze the impact of intelligence, motor skills, and morphologic characteristics on performance of gymnastic elements, and to define interrelationships between applicable tests. METHODS: Itelligence test used was the Figure Reasoning Test, there were 16 anthropometric variables, 25 motoric tests and 12 gy...
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book 9th Conference for Youth Sport Ljubljana, 7-8 December 2018 2 Naslov / Title: Youth Sport: Abstract book of the 9 th Conference for youth sport in Ljubljana, 7-8 December 2018. Izdala / Published by: Urednika / Editors: Mojca Doupona Topič Oblikovanje in računalniški prelom / Manuscript designers: Kinga Varga, Kaja Poteko Oblikovanje naslovnic...
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The primary purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between fitness tests, and the results in selected gymnastic skills in students enrolled in Physical education teacher education (PETE) program. The secondary purpose of this study was to establish which assessment tests best represent, or correspond, with selected gymnastics skil...
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The aim of this study was to examine seasonal variations in body composition in adolescent soccer players. A total of 64 young male soccer players (aged 14–18 years) were recruited for this research. Body composition was assessed using the Bioelectric impedance analysis. The variables were body mass, body fat, muscle mass, fat free mass, total body...
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Th is study aimed to investigate the eff ect of offi cial soccer matches on selected markers of muscle damage in U-21 soccer players. A group of 19 trained, healthy male soccer players from the junior category took part in this study. Blood samples were assessed pre-match and immediately aft er a match in response to a competitive (2×45 min) soccer...
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The aim of this research was to determine the effects of developmental gymnastics on motor fitness in preschool girls. This study was performed on a sample of 56 healthy preschool girls that were divided into two groups, a developmental training group and a control group. Motor fitness tests were used from several test batteries: the 20m dash, Obst...
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The aim of this research was to determine the differences in health-related fitness between preschool children involved in organized and unorganized physical activities. This study was performed on a sample of 220 healthy preschool children that were divided into two groups, organized physical activity group (N=99) and unorganized physical activity...
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BACKGROUND: Karate, currently one of the most practised individual martial arts and non-Olympic sport, will be included in the Olympic Games for the first time in 2020. As sport, karate comes in two forms, kumite (combat sport) and kata (martial art) (Vujkov et al., 2015; Kotrljanovic et al., 2016; Koropanovski et al., 2017). Development of modern...
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The aim of the research was to determine the differences in motor skills (MS) among the respondents who are engaged in developmental gymnastics and their peers who do not deal with this type of physical activity. The survey was conducted on a sample of 64 preschool respondents aged 5-6 years: 41 respondents who attended a sports school-experimental...
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Sport Against Violence and Exclusion (SAVE), a project cofounded by the Erasmus + Program of the European Union, seeks to prevent violent and socially exclusive behaviors through physical activity. The current editorial shows a range of possible interpretations of these two phenomena from both a psychological and sociological point of view, offerin...
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BACKGROUND: The bone health of children has recently become a very important medical concern. Therefore, the aims of this study were: 1) to determine whether there are links between muscular fitness, weight status and calcaneus ultrasound bone measurements in healthy, physically active preschool children; and 2) to determine the differences in the...
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The aging process is associated with loss of skeletal muscle mass and increase in intramuscular fat, the latter also defined as muscle attenuation. Muscle weakness, termed sarcopenia and dynapenia, is a normal age-related phenomenon, occurring at a rate of 1% to 5% annually from the age of 30. This rate means that given typical patterns of physical...
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Background: Generalized Joint Hypermobility (GJH) is suggested as a contributing factor for injuries in young athletes and adults. It is presumed that GJH causes decreased joint stability, thereby increasing the risk of joint and soft tissue injuries during sports activities. The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between the hyper...
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Background and Study Aim: Combat sports such as judo are known to be extremely high demanding which can result with a high level of lactic acid. Because of that recovery is a crucial part of the preparation for competitive judo. The aim of this study was the effectiveness of active recovery and sodium bicarbonate to the removal of lactic acid after...
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The aim of this research was to determine the difference in Calcaneus quantitative ultrasound (QUS) and body composition according to physical activity in preschool children. We recruited 296 healthy children (112 girls and 184 boys) from different kindergartens in Vojvodina, Serbia. Children were evaluated for body composition. Quantitative ultras...
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The aim of this study was to examine the reliability and usefulness of baseline pneumatic squeeze (bulb) dynamometer for measuring hand strength in preschool children. A total of 95 preschool children aged 5–7 years participated in the study. The equipment used in this study includes a baseline pneumatic squeeze bulb dynamometer (Baseline, USA). No...
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Studies concerning the effects of different invasion games on physical fitness in school children are scarce. Consequently, the purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the application of invasion games on physical fitness in primary school children. A total of 62 primary school children aged 10-12 years voluntarily participated in this...
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INTRODUCTION: Main task of fitness and conditioning program is to improve athletic performance through general, basic and specific skills training programs needed for the successful performance of athletes in competition and in everyday training (Milanovic, Jukic, Šimek, 2003). In the Greco-Roman style of wrestling, wrestlers are allowed to use onl...
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Soccer players are usually selected based on their anthropometry characteristics rather than their performances. Therefore, the purpose of this cross-sectional study was to examine the relationship between morphological and match performances among junior soccer players. Thirty seven junior soccer players were randomly selected using as stratificat...
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The main aim of this study was to characterize the muscle strength profile the shoulder external and internal rotators and the knee flexors and extensors in elite Serbian male Karate athletes. The second aim was to compare the muscle strength between the hamstrings and quadriceps in male karate athletes of different age groups.The sample was compos...
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Medicine balls provide an effective means of improving muscular power, endurance and functional fitness. The aim of this research was to determine the effects of medicine ball training on physical fitness in primary school children. A total of 60 (26 girls) primary school children aged 10-12 voluntarily participated in this study. The physical fitn...
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The results of postural status assessment indicated the need for corrective gymnastics. For the purposes of this research, testing was carried out at schools on the territory of the Municipality of Bečej, followed by an experimental treatment for twelve weeks. The aim of the study was to test the effects of corrective treatment on postural disorder...
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Puberty is a critical period for the possibility of development of postural disorders. Proper physical activity makes it possible to correct postural disorders and develop positive motor habits. The aim of this study was to analyze the postural status of primary school pupils in Novi Sad and to determine whether there are any statistically signific...
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Purpose: The number of familiarization sessions in fitness assessments seems to be critical and inconsistent. Therefore, the primary aim of this research was to determine the number of familiarization attempts that stabilize the results in particular physical fitness tests. The secondary aim was to establish the test reliability through familiariz...
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Volleyball is an intermittent sport that requires players to compete in frequent short bouts of high-intensity exercise, followed by periods of low-intensity activity. It is an important consideration to optimize skill development in volleyball while still obtaining appropriate level of conditioning. Therefore, a great number of coaches use this ty...
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The aim of this study was to determine the difference in the postural status of the spine of school children who engage in gymnastics and their peers who do not engage in sports.Postural disorders occur in people who are not involved in sports, and in athletes also. The incidence of postural disorders is most common in children during critical peri...
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The goal of this research was to determine motor abilities that have the biggest impact on girls' performance of gymnastic floor elements. Sample consisted of 103 girls from fifth and sixth grades. They were subjected to the experimental program which included learning of gymnastic elements in the regular physical education classes. Quality of perf...
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The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the specificity of a 20-m shuttle run test (SRT) as a measure of maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max) in young well-trained basketball players. Thirty-four volunteers (mean ± SD; age 15.74 ± 1.23 years, height 187.61 ± 7.95 cm, body mass 74.09± 11.61 kg; training experience 6.30± 2.15 years) participa...
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Many authors have studied the influence of sports training on postural status and nutritional status of children, finding that there are positive and negative aspects, depending on the given sport. The aim of this study was to determine differences in postural and nutritional status of children who play football and their peers who are not involved...
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The goal of this research was to determine motor abilities that have the biggest impact on girls’ performance of straddle forward roll. Sample consisted of 103 girls from fifth and sixth grades. They were subjected to the experimental program consisted of learning gymnastic exercises in the regular physical education classes. Quality of performing...
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The aim of this study was to determine differences in postural and nutritional status among children involved in football and their peers who are not involved in sports. The sample of respondents included 79 football players and 62 non-athletes, aged 11 and 12. Postural status was assessed using the method of somatoscopy while nutrition level was e...
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The aim of this research was to define motor abilities that have the biggest influence on boys’ performance of back hip circle on horizontal bar. Sample consisted of 130 boys from fifth and sixth grades of primary school ”Petefi Šandor” in Novi Sad, aged 11 and 12. They were subjected to the experimental treatment which included learning of gymnast...
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This paper aims to describe a methodological approach to creating ontology that should assist in creation of state development strategies and corresponding action plans (ORS). The ultimate goal of the ontology is to provide semantic description of development strategies, as well as action plans for provincial administrative bodies, i.e., basis for...