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Förekomsten av viktminskning inom SvenskaJudolandslaget
Dalarna University, School of Education, Health and Social Studies, Sport and Health Science.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The prevalence of weight loss in Swedish Judo national team (English)
Abstract [sv]

SyfteUndersöka förekomsten av viktminskning hos atleter inom Svenska Judolandslaget samtvilken metod som är mest återkommande, snabb eller gradvis viktminskning.MetodFör studien användes en kvantitativ metodteori. Data samlades in genom en webenkät sominnehöll 10 strukturerade frågor som skickades via e-post till atleter i Svenska Judolandslaget.Studiens målpopulation bestod av Svenska Judolandslagets tre ålderskategorier U18, U21 ochsenior på totalt 45st individer, därav valdes en totalundersökning vid urvalet.ResultatAv de 45 tillfrågade undersökningsdeltagarna svarade 35st på webenkäten vilket innebar ensvarsfrekvens på 77,0 %. Antalet respondenter som använder sig eller har använt sig avviktminskning var 94,3%. Det var vanligast (33,3%) att respondenterna pendlade i vikt mer än10 gånger per år och att minska sin kroppsvikt mellan 2-3kg (27,2%). Den vanligastekunskapskällan till viktminskning var judotränare (57,6%) och den vanligasteviktminskningsmetoden var en ”gradvis” metod (57,5%).Slutsatser Resultatet visar att viktminskning var vanligt förekommande hos atleter i Svenska.Judolandslaget oavsett ålderskategori. Den vanligast använda viktminskningsmetoden var gradvis viktminskning. Judotränare var den vanligaste källan till kunskap om viktminskning. Att pendla i vikt var mycket vanligt. Det finns behov av ett utbildningsprogram om hur viktminskning kan påverkaprestation och hälsa inom Svenska Judoförbundet för att minska risken att atleter skaanvända sig av prestationshämmade och hälsofarliga viktminskningsmetoder.

Abstract [en]

PurposeExamine the prevalence of weight loss in the Swedish judo national team and which weight loss strategy is most frequently used, rapid or gradual.MethodA quantitative method theory was used. Data were collected through a web based questionnaire containing 10 structured questions that were sent by e-mail to the athletes in the Swedish judo national team. The targeted population consisted of the national teams three age groups; U18, U21 and senior which made a total of 45 individuals, therefore a total survey was elected in the selection.ResultsOf 45 surveyed participants 35 respondents answered the questionnaire which made a response rate of 77,0%. The number om respondents who use or have used weight loss strategies was 94,3%. It was common (33,3%) that respondents fluctuated weight more than 10 times per year and to reduce their body weight between 2-3kg (27,2%). The most common source of knowledge to weight loss was judo coaches (57,6%) and the most common weight loss method was a gradual approach (57,5%)Conclusions The results shows that weight loss was common among athletes in the Swedish judo national team, regardless of age category. The most commonly used weight loss method was gradual weigh loss Judo trainers was the most common source of knowledge about weight loss To fluctuate bodyweight was very usual There’s a need for educational programs that address the effect weight loss can have on performance and health for the athlete.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015.
Keyword [en]
Weight loss, weight strategies, sports, judo
Keyword [sv]
Viktminskning, idrott, judo, viktminskningsstrategier.
National Category
Sport and Fitness Sciences
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:du-18383OAI: oai:DiVA.org:du-18383DiVA: diva2:827704
Available from: 2015-06-29 Created: 2015-06-29

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