Feyzullah Koca


In this study is proposing to compare lipid and lipoprotein values in faculty of sport sciences students in order to investigate cardiovascular disease risks. The research included sports-educated college students. They were 20 wrestlers, 25 judo athletes and 30 soccer players. Comparison of age and height were used in the research and, to identify the differences among groups, one-way Anova and Scheffe tests were performed. In this study, vertical jumping value was not found statistically significant among the groups (p> 0.05). In this study, aerobic and anaerobic power of the educated wrestlers and judo athletes were found to be different than the soccer players (p <0.05). In our study, wrestlers and judo athletes’ values are clearly higher than the values soccer players group in terms of total cholesterol (TC), triglyceride (TG), low density lipoprotein (LDL-C) amounts (p<0.01). In our study, wrestlers and judo athletes’ values are found to be significantly lower than the values soccer players in terms of high-density lipoprotein (HDL-C) amounts (p<0.01). The ratio TC / HDL-C and LDL-C / HDL-C of educated judo athletes and wrestlers is higher than soccer players (p<0.05). Conclusion: Faculty of sport sciences students who wrestlers, judo athletes and soccer players were found to be different in blood fat values. This difference in bloods fat are thought to be due to their training. Healthy risk factors for cardiovascular diseases of all three branch athletes were found to be low. Wrestler and Judo players were recommended to include more aerobic activities in their trainings.

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