Reliability and Validity of a New Taekwondo-Specific Change-of-Direction Speed Test With Striking Techniques in Elite Taekwondo Athletes: A Pilot Study

Ali Aloui, Amel Tayech, Mohamed Arbi Mejri, Issam Makhlouf, Cain C.T. Clark, Urs Granacher*, Hassane Zouhal*, Abderraouf Ben Abderrahman

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    Original languageEnglish
    Article number774546
    JournalFrontiers in Physiology
    Volume13
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished (VoR) - 26 Apr 2022

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    The authors are grateful to all the participants of the Tunisian National Taekwondo Team for their valuable time and contribution. We thank Seifeddine Trabelsi, and Sabrine Beji for their help with the study. The authors also appreciate the collaboration of Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Owais (Chairman of directors of the Sharjah Self Defence Sports Club, Emirates), the members of the board (Tariq Juma Ibrahim Obaid Al Suwaidi, Ali Obaid Humaid Al Hmoudi, Mohamed Mohamed Ali Burehima), and the training affairs committee (Hanadi Khalifa Ahmed Al Kabouri, Abdelaziz Mohamed Abdalla Al Hammadi, Mahmoud Lotfi Shaaban El Awadi, Mohamed Ahmed Hussein, Ossama Mohamed Abdalla Elrediny). The authors acknowledge the support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and Open Access Publishing Fund of the University of Potsdam, Germany.

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    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    Universität Potsdam

      Keywords

      • sensitivity
      • sport-specific performance
      • striking combat sports
      • taekwondo electronic scoring system
      • taekwondo-specific testing

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