“… Two new studies shed light on the most common form of head injury seen in athletes. They suggest that concussions continue to be a ‘hidden injury’ in sports, even in the face significant increased public awareness.… Read the rest
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
J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2002 Sep;42(3):348-53.
1Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [email protected]
Limited research has been done on head blows that may result in mild traumatic brain injury in Taekwondo.… Read the rest
Br J Sports Med. 2014 Apr;48(7):652. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-093494.246.
1Keimyung University, Daegu, South, Korea
2Chung-Ang University, Anseong, South, Korea
“BACKGROUND: Only one study reported the impact attenuation of taekwondo headgear.… Read the rest
Biology of Sport 2013; 30(4):263-268. ICID: 1077551.
1Department of Physical Education, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
2Department of Physical Education, Chung-Ang University, Anseong, Republic of Korea
3Department of Taekwondo, Keimyung University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
“OBJECTIVE: The purpose was to examine differences between taekwondo kicks and boxing punches in resultant linear head acceleration (RLA), head injury criterion (HIC15), peak head velocity, and peak foot and fist velocities.… Read the rest
“… New research in the latest issue of The American Journal of Sports Medicine shows that athletes like Megan may be particularly susceptible to the damaging effects of a concussion.… Read the rest