THE INFLUENCE OF WHEELCHAIR FENCING ON THE SELF-ASSESSMENT OF PERSONAL TRAITS AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS OF ADOLESCENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

Authors

  • Nataliya P. Gorokhova Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism (SCOLIPE)
  • Nataliya O. Rubtsova Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism (SCOLIPE)

Keywords:

adolescents with musculoskeletal dysfunction, adolescents with cerebral palsy, interpersonal relations, emotional and volitional sphere, wheelchair fencing

Abstract

The paper considers the features of personal traits of adolescents with musculoskeletal dysfunction, mechanisms that ensure the formation of personal values, and factors affecting the emotional and volitional state of adolescents with cerebral palsy. The goal of the research is to study the impact of wheelchair fencing on self-esteem and interpersonal relations of adolescents with cerebral palsy. 

The author describes and analyzes the methodological techniques of giving classes of fencing to adolescents with musculoskeletal dysfunctions. The methodological techniques used during training exercises on wheelchair fencing aimed at the effective work of a trainer with the students, the formation of collaborative experience skills, harmonization of emotional reactions, as well as the formation of the responsible attitude to the training process. Such methodological techniques include verbal assessment, the refusal of too much care, the intentional simulation of success situations, and the “trainer – trainee” system. To assess personal qualities, the author used the “Personal difference” test adapted by Bekhterev Institute. The control experiment showed the dynamics of the improvement of the psychoemotional sphere of adolescents of the experimental group: the “Assessment” indicator value increased by 6.05 points, the “Strength” indicator value increased by an average of 4.3 points, and the growth of the “Activity” indicator value is 7.4 points. The study has not identified any reliable changes in the control group.

Making meaningful progress by adolescents with musculoskeletal dysfunctions in the motor impairment correction in the result of wheelchair fencing leads to the improvement of self-esteem and vitality, which promotes recovery motivation.

Author Biographies

Nataliya P. Gorokhova, Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism (SCOLIPE)

lecturer of Chair of Theory and Methods of Adaptive Physical Education.

Nataliya O. Rubtsova, Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism (SCOLIPE)

PhD (Pedagogy), Professor

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2020-03-26

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