The importance of the type of sport and life experience in the dual career in elite sport based on the analysis of Poland

Marek Graczyk, Paul I. Wylleman, Anna Nawrocka, Paweł A. Atroszko, Waldemar Moska, Tomasz Tomiak, Hubert Krysztofiak
2017 Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity  
Open Access License: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-commercial 4.0 International (, which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and is otherwise in compliance with the license. abstract Background The objective of this study is to check whether the type of sport is important for the
more » ... ent of the dual career in professional sport. Material/Methods This study utilised the Chi-square test of the independence measurement model and student's T test. It also analysed 7 scenarios. A final survey-list consisted of the 38 items of competences and it was completed by 243 young people who took part in this study; the sample included 151 (67.7%) athletes training individual disciplines and 72 (32.3%) team disciplines. Results The statistically significant results between the groups are in terms of competence (scenarios 3 and 6). There were no statistically significant differences between the groups in terms of life experience. Conclusions Results in both parts of the study confirmed the three hypotheses. It turned out that the type of sport does not affect the course of the dual career in professional athletes.
doi:10.29359/bjhpa.09.4.11 fatcat:zc7ote7zrbaq3pefc2hhchn7tm