Optimal Balance between Force and Velocity Differs among World-Class Athletes

Giroux C, Rabita G, Chollet D, Guilhem G. Optimal Balance Between Force and Velocity Differs Among World-Class Athletes. J Appl Biomech. 2016;32(1):59-68.

Authors
Giroux C1, Rabita G, Chollet D, Guilhem G.

Affiliations
1French National Institute of Sport (INSEP), Research Department, Laboratory Sport, Expertise and Performance, Paris, France.… 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

Diminished impact attenuation properties of taekwondo and boxing headgear

Br J Sports Med. 2014 Apr;48(7):652. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-093494.246.

Authors
Pieter W1O’Sullivan D2Fife G2

Affiliations
1Keimyung University, Daegu, South, Korea
2Chung-Ang University, Anseong, South, Korea

Abstract
BACKGROUND: Only one study reported the impact attenuation of taekwondo headgear.… Read the rest