• Gabriel Constantin CIAPA Academia Tehnică Militară


Whether we regard walking as an ordinary automatism of the people to whom we do not pay any particular attention, or we look at it from the perspective of specific basic motor skills and the actions and activities of the servicemen, it must be admitted that it is the main form of human locomotion, the main mode of human movement. Beyond the applicative utility of walking, in a deep approach, it must be understood as the central component of movement, a quintessence of the existence of human life on Earth, along with the other elements that support our survival: oxygen, water and food. This material comprises a synthesis of the main information that will help get a deeper understanding of walking and an awareness of its role both for daily life and as a fundamental motor skill needed for the servicemen.

Author Biography

Gabriel Constantin CIAPA, Academia Tehnică Militară

Born on 20.05.1977, in Alba Iulia town, Gabriel-Constantin Ciapa graduated the National University of Physical Education and Sport, "General Virgil I. Bădulescu" Military Physical Education and Sport Faculty, 2000 promotion.

Has the title of doctor in military science, attained in 2017 by the „Carol I” National Defense University.

The academic training has been completed by graduating from several specific courses, master's studies, internships and completing the doctoral program.

By profession military framework, he has carried out his activity as a teacher of physical education and sports to „Ferdinand I” Military Technical Academy.

He has an interesting scientific activity, practicing both theoretical and practical didactic activities, being the author of a judo course, "Judo - Course Notes", author of the book "Physical Training of the Military in the Romanian Armed Forces in Military Conflicts", coauthor of the book with the title "Sport Orientation" and several articles and scientific papers, appearing at the XXI Strategies Conferences and the „Carol I” National Defense University Bulletin.




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