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.

Pieter W1O’Sullivan D2Fife G2

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

British Journal of Sports Medicine: Safety Performance Evaluation of Taekwondo Headgear

By David M O’Sullivan1Gabriel P Fife2Willy Pieter3Insik Shin4


Background With over 20 years of taekwondo concussion research highlighting the high incidence of injury, previous studies recommend an investigation of headgear impact attenuation performance. 

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