Heart Rate Responses and Training Load During Nonspecific and Specific Aerobic Training in Adolescent Taekwondo Athletes

J Hum Kinet. Sep 2011; 29: 59–66.

Monoem Haddad,1 Anis Chaouachi,1 Del P. Wong,2 Carlo Castagna,3 and Karim Chamari1

1Tunisian Research Laboratory “Sports Performance Optimisation” National Center of Medicine and Science in Sports (CNMSS), Tunis, Tunisia.

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Effectiveness of roundhouse kick in elite Taekwondo athletes

J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2014 Jun;24(3):353-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2014.02.002. Epub 2014 Feb 17.

Thibordee S1, Prasartwuth O2.

1Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiangmai, Thailand. Electronic address: [email protected]
2Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiangmai, Thailand.… Read the rest

Self­efficacy and performance of the roundhouse kick in taekwondo

Revista de Artes Marciales Asiáticas, Volumen 9(2), 97­105 ~ Julio­Diciembre 2014

Isaac ESTEVAN*1, Octavio ÁLVAREZ2, Coral FALCÓ1 & Isabel CASTILLO2

1 Department of Applied Sciences to Physical Activity and Management. Universidad Católica de Valencia “San Vicente Mártir” (Spain)
2 Department of Social Psychology.… Read the rest

The quest of making TaeKwonDo safer

By Dr. Zibby Kruk   |   www.MOOSIN.com   |   August 20, 2014

An interview with Professor Gabriel P. Fife, Co-Director of IHISL

“Headgear provides an important protection for your brain, especially in martial arts training and competition. The dangers of not wearing a headgear are always present, even in just daily simple sparring in your dojang.… Read the rest

Tactical aspects of a national university Taekwondo championship in relation to round and match outcome

J Strength Cond Res. 2014 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Cristina M1, Jose Antonio LL, Coral F, Antonio HM, Isaac E.

1Department of Applied Sciences in Physical Activity and Management, Universidad Católica de Valencia “San Vicente Mártir”, Valencia, Spain
2Department of Social Psychology, University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain.… Read the rest

Emerging Research Points to Health Benefits of Taekwondo for Adults Over 40

In an exclusive interview with TaekwondoScience, Dr. Jan Lodder discusses his research on the health effects of Taekwondo for older adults

By Isaac Michaels, MPH | www.TaekwondoScience.com | September 9, 2014


TAEKWONDO has attained worldwide popularity. However, despite widespread participation and concerns about Taekwondo-related injuries, the health effects of Taekwondo are not yet well understood.Read the rest

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