International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2020, Vol. 15(4) 164-175

The effect of teaching with slackline exercises on balance skills learning of university students

Olcay Mülazımoğlu

pp. 164 - 175   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2009-17-0004.R1

Published online: December 28, 2020  |   Number of Views: 101  |  Number of Download: 450


This study aims to analyze the impact of slackline exercises on the balance skills of university student on their learning. Twenty university student kickboxers voluntarily attended the study (8 women and 12 men). They were randomly divided into two groups (each group four females and six males) as the experimental group (EG) and the control group (CG), each consisting of 10 subjects. CG only followed regular training, while EG applied supervised slackline exercises for two days a week and 10 min sessions in addition to regular training for 4-week. Some tests were done before and after slackline exercises in the evaluation of all participants: counter movement jump, standing long jump, leg strength test, back strength test, static balance test “Stork Stand Balance” (SST) and dynamic balance test. According to the post-test results, the SST values which are the static balance test of EG were significantly higher than the CG. As a result, if slackline exercises, which are organized in addition to the regular training sessions specific to the branch, are applied in more extended periods, it can contribute to the balance skill learning and the balance necessary for performing technical movement.

Keywords: balance teaching, physical education, athlete student, slackline.

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APA 6th edition
Mulazimoglu, O. (2020). The effect of teaching with slackline exercises on balance skills learning of university students . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(4), 164-175. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.323.9

Mulazimoglu, O. (2020). The effect of teaching with slackline exercises on balance skills learning of university students . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(4), pp. 164-175.

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Mulazimoglu, Olcay (2020). "The effect of teaching with slackline exercises on balance skills learning of university students ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 15 (4):164-175. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.323.9.

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