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