American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages: 178-182
Received: Nov. 19, 2015;
Accepted: Nov. 27, 2015;
Published: Dec. 16, 2015
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Dragan Popovic, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Pristina Temporarily Based in Leposavic, Leposavic, Serbia
Evagelia Boli, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Pristina Temporarily Based in Leposavic, Leposavic, Serbia
Milos Popovic, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Pristina Temporarily Based in Leposavic, Leposavic, Serbia
Vladimir Savic, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Pristina Temporarily Based in Leposavic, Leposavic, Serbia
Jasna Popovic, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Pristina Temporarily Based in Leposavic, Leposavic, Serbia
Milica Bojovic, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Pristina Temporarily Based in Leposavic, Leposavic, Serbia
The research was conducted in order to determine the structure of cognitive abilities in Special Olympics athletes and partners in football. For this purpose, 80 athletes and partners engaged in football were tested. For the assessment of cognitive abilities, Raven's Colored Progressive Matrices which measure IQ were selected. All the data in this research were analyzed at the Multidisciplinary Research Center, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Pristina by the system of data processing programs DRSOFT developed by Popović, D. (1980, 1993), and Momirović, K. & Popović, D. (2003). The algorithms and programs implemented in this research have been fully presented and the results of these programs have been analyzed. Correlation between cognitive abilities and success in a football game has been proved in numerous studies. It is assumed that better adaptation of cognitive skills to specific living conditions to which players of all levels, especially those of the top level, are exposed, is also responsible for the relationship between cognitive abilities and success in a football game. For this reason, understanding the cognitive structure of players is of particular importance for the planning and reorganization of work and prediction of success in every sport including football.
The Structure of Intellectual Abilities of Special Olympics Football Players, American Journal of Applied Psychology.
Vol. 4, No. 6,
2015, pp. 178-182.
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