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.

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

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

Perceptual and Motor Performance of Combat-Sport Athletes Differs According to Specific Demands of the Discipline

Chen WY, Wu SK, Song TF, et al. Perceptual and Motor Performance of Combat-Sport Athletes Differs According to Specific Demands of the Discipline. Percept Mot Skills. 2016.

Chen WY1, Wu SK2, Song TF3, Chou KM4, Wang KY5, Chang YC3, Goodbourn PT6,7

1Department of Rehabilitation Science, Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Miaoli, Taiwan.… 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.

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

Cuban Taekwondo Teams Head to Qualifier in Dominican Republic

Cuban News Agency | Created on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 14:58

“HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 1st (acn) The taekwondo qualifying tournament for the Central American and Caribbean Games, to be held in November in Veracruz, Mexico, will start tomorrow, in both sexes, with the participation of 160 competitors in the Dominican Republic.… Read the rest

Effect of Stance Position on Kick Performance in Taekwondo

J Sports Sci. 2013;31(16):1815-22. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2013.803590. Epub 2013 Jul 23.

Authors: Estevan I, Jandacka D, Falco C.

Affiliations: a Universidad Católica de Valencia ‘San Vicente Mártir’ , Torrent , Spain


In taekwondo, the stance position can potentially affect kick performance.

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