The Use of an Online Tennis Learning Platform for Sedentary Adults


  • Radu Tiberiu Șerban ”Babeș-Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca, 7 Pandurilor St., 400376, Romania
  • Iacob Hanțiu ”Babeș-Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca, 7 Pandurilor St., 400376, Romania



online platforms, recreational physical activities, sedentary lifestyle, adults physical activities


The purpose of this research was to analyse the impact of a web platform as a result of its use to support a leisure-time physical activity program based on the organized practice of
tennis. The hypothesis of this research is based on the assumption that the use of a web platform for a recreational physical activity program, in particular a tennis one, will have
beneficial effects on the effectiveness of learning the game technique. The research was carried out on a sample of 47 volunteer subjects, all of them working in a sedentary
environment. The subjects of the study were divided into 3 groups, the intervention program consisted of 90-minute tennis training sessions, twice a week, for 4 months. The
statistical analysis of the data was accomplished by using the IBM SPSS Statistics 20 program. At the end of the study, could be observed in total technical score, static
forehand, dynamic forehand, static backhand, dynamic backhand and serve score.


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