Specific Adaptations to the Performance Judoka


  • Laurentiu Bocioaca National University of Physical Education and Sport, Bucharest, Romania




Judo, training, physiological adaptations, high performance


The strong link between physiological adaptations of Romanian judo athletes who are preparing for high performance and the technical skills of the athletes, is often difficult to determine and assess. Judo is a sport in which strategy and technique are dominant in obtaining performance, while the physiological characteristics and their parameters form the basis on which the judoka athlete builds his technical performance and individual tactics. The research subjects are components of judo Olympic teams from Romania, male and female. Methods of assessing anaerobic and aerobic exercise capacity are used. The research results on the effects of adaptive anaerobic efforts capacity allow emphasizing the ability on short, intensive, but with maximum expression of muscle strength, for this type of sport. The papers conclusions demonstrate the importance of adaptive effects that occur in the athletes who were investigated, regarding the efforts of anaerobic and aerobic effort capacity as an effect of intense training, specific for competitive strain, during a judo match, especially during overtime training in those cases where the final decision was not taken in regular time - five minutes. Top Romanian judoka athletes, are characterized by high values of muscular strength and power, especially in the superior parts of the body (Nurkić et al., 2009). Ideally, the judoka athletes should maintain an optimal ratio between physical preparation and technique, through an optimal combination of technical and physical shape. Maintaining the optimal ratio between the trainings components and the physical preparation, ensures the most effective outcomes for obtaining high performance.

Author Biography

Laurentiu Bocioaca, National University of Physical Education and Sport, Bucharest, Romania

Associate Professor, National University of Physical Education and Sport Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania


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How to Cite

Bocioaca, L. (2021). Specific Adaptations to the Performance Judoka. Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty: Social Sciences, 10(1), 10-17. https://doi.org/10.18662/lumenss/10.1/53

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