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Asymmetry of Complex Reaction Time in Female Épée Fencers of Different Sports Classes


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Introduction. The issue of asymmetry is becoming more and more widespread, causing considerable difficulties for sportspersons. The aim of this study was to assess dynamic asymmetry of complex reaction time in female épée fencers from different sports classes. Material and methods. Study participants comprised 45 female fencers divided into 3 groups. The RT-S5 test of the Vienna Test System was used to record reaction time and motor time in response to visual and audiovisual stimuli. Conclusions. The study found differences in complex reaction time between fencers of different sports classes. Champion-class fencers showed a very high dynamic asymmetry. Considerable differences in complex reaction time were found depending on the type of stimulus involved.









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1 - 03 - 2013
10 - 07 - 2013


  • The Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Faculty of Physical Education, Department of Gymnastics and Sport for All
  • The Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Faculty of Physical Education, Department of Physiology
  • The Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Faculty of Physical Education ,Department of Physical Games and Activities and Dance
  • The Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Department of Physiology, 34 Marymoncka Street, 00-968 Warszawa, tel.: +48 22 834 22 25, fax: +48 22 8651080


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