Affiliations 1Research Laboratory “Sport Performance Optimization”, National Center of Medicine and Sciences in Sport (CNMSS), Tunis, Tunisia 2Faculty of Science, Carthage University, Bizerte, Tunisia 3High Institute of Sport and Physical Education, Ksar-Saïd, Manouba University, Tunis, Tunisia 4Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, CeRSM (EA 2931), UFR STAPS, Nanterre, France 5National Observatory of Sport, Tunis, Tunisia
“Athletes and coaches believe that adequate sleep is essential for peak performance.… Read the rest
Department of Physical Education, Oxford College of Emory University, GA 30054, USA.
“This study was designed to investigate and to compare the acute alterations in selected measures of mood profile in novice Taekwondo practitioners while evaluating whether dynamic Taekwondo practice was an appropriate exercise modality for enhancing six psychological state dimensions: Vigor, Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Fatigue, and Confusion.… Read the rest
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
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
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (SAR), China
This study aimed (1) to identify the developmental status of balance and sensory functions in young adolescents as compared to adults and, (2) to explore the effect of Taekwondo (TKD) training on the development of balance and sensory systems in young adolescents.… Read the rest
“‘Every four years, the summer Olympics get people excited to exercise,’ says Glenn Gaesser, a professor and director of the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center at Arizona State University, who oversaw a new study about exercise and high blood pressure that was inspired in part by the coming games in London.