2018, Volume 14

Table of Contents

Original article


Published online: 2018-12-16
Evolution of approaches in self-defence: from belief through experience to evidence-based self-defence training
Zdenko Reguli

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Published online: 2018-11-22
Effect of dynamic and static strength training using Thera-Band® on elite athletes muscular strength
Sercan Karakurt, Eser Aggon

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Published online: 2018-11-14
Physiological and perceptual responses for specific taolu exercises (empty-hand versus heavy bag performance)
Juan M. Cortell-Tormo, Miguel García-Jaén, Julia Gómez-Ramos, Roberto Cejuela, Iván Chulvi-Medrano

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Published online: 2018-10-31
Effects of different periods of rapid weight loss on dehydration and oxidative stress
Mio Nishimaki, Hiroki Tabata, Masayuki Konishi, Stefan Pettersson, Shizuo Sakamoto

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Published online: 2018-10-22
Achievement goal profiles, and perceptions of motivational climate and physical ability in male Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioners
Karsten Øvretveit, Stig Arve Sæther , Ingar Mehus

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Published online: 2018-10-05
Influence of the stances in the straight punch's impact force in karate
Vinicius Aguiar de Souza, Andre M.Marques, Fernanda Todeschini Viero, Noe Gomes Borges Jr

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Published online: 2018-09-24
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu matches induced similar physiological and technical-tactical responses in gi and nogi conditions
Victor Coswig, Charles Bartel, Fabrício Del Vecchio

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Published online: 2018-09-05
Simple and choice response time elite and novice karate athletes and non-athletes
Yen-Hsiu Liu, Lai-Chu See, Shih-Tsung Chang, Jiahn-Shing Lee, Li-Chuan Shieh, Yu-Lin Ning, Ai Yin Lim, Wei-Min Chen

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Published online: 2018-08-31
Physiological characteristics of aikido practitioners and aikido workouts
Zsuzsanna Szabolcs, János Körmendi, Ferenc Ihász, Ferenc Köteles, Renáta Szemerszky

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Published online: 2018-08-20
Personality profiles of karate masters practising different kumite styles
Paweł Piepiora, Kazimierz Witkowski, Zbigniew Piepiora

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Published online: 2018-07-26
Wearing ballistic and weighted vests increases front kick forces
Michal Vagner, Dan Thiel, Karel Jelen, Lubos Tomsovsky, Petr Kubovy, James J. Tufano

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Published online: 2018-07-18
The contribution of selected variants in ACE, MSTN and ADRB2 genes in the achievements of judo practitioners
Konrad Kwaśniak, Aleksander Myszka, Justyna Czarnik, Jacek Tabarkiewicz

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Published online: 2018-07-09
Acute changes of Achilles tendon thickness investigated by ultrasonography after shotokan and kyokushin karate training
Andrzej Zarzycki, Mateusz Stawarz, John Maillette, Nicola Lovecchio, Matteo Zago, Adam Kawczyński, Sebastian Klich

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Published online: 2018-06-29
Biochemical indicators and systemic reaction times in male judo competitors during regular and pre-competition conditioning periods
Masahiro Tamura, Nobuyoshi Hirose, Takashi Miida, Satoshi Hirayama, Tsuyoshi Ueno, Takamasa Tsuzuki, Kouji Yano, Takumi Kanemochi

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Published online: 2018-06-25
Techniques and tactics from medal-winning men’s and women’s national teams in the 16th World Kendo Championships
Yukiko Takami, Mitsuru Nakamura, Takamitsu Iwamoto, Tatsuya Ohno, Ken-ichiro Mutoh, Mayumi Otsuka

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Published online: 2018-06-18
Somatotypes of elite male and female junior sambo athletes
Patrik Drid, Sergey Tabakov, Sergey Eliseev, Nihad Selimovic, Damjan Jaksic, Tatjana Trivic, Sergej M. Ostojic

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Published online: 2018-06-04
Fencing flèche performed by elite and novice épéeists depending on type of perception
Zbigniew Borysiuk, Natalia Markowska, Stanisław Czyż, Mariusz Konieczny, Paweł Pakosz, Krzysztof Kręcisz

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Published online: 2018-05-28
Somatotype of Korean combat sport athletes based on weight divisions
Noh Woong, Yang Min, Kim Hyun, Lee Uk, Kim Young, Lee Kyu, Park Sun, Lee Deok, Shin Sub, Kim Ho, Kim Jung, Kim Ilhyun, Kwak Yong, Lee Taehyun, Kim Juyoung, Kim Junghwan

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Published online: 2018-05-21
Effects of adapted karate program in the treatment of persons with mild intellectual disability
Dušan Perić, Simo Salapura, Danica Džinović-Kojić, Milan Nešić

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Published online: 2018-05-10
Identifying the motivating factors influencing the enjoyment of kendo by international practitioners: a study to support international kendo adoption and growth
Takamitsu Iwamoto, Mitsuru Nakamura, Yukiko Takami, Tatsuya Ohno, Yuji Arita

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Published online: 2018-04-26
Quasi-apparatus shime waza test (QASWT) – validation procedure
Michał Oleksy, Roman Maciej Kalina, Dariusz Mosler, Władysław Jagiełło

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Published online: 2018-04-19
Mood response after two weeks of rapid weight reduction in judokas
Leonardo Fortes, Hugo Lira, Jardilene Andrade, Saulo Oliveira, Pedro Paes, Jeferson Vianna, Lenamar Vieira

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Published online: 2018-04-11
Effect of obesity-related gene polymorphisms on weight loss of female wrestlers
Mio Nishimaki, Shizuo Sakamoto

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Published online: 2018-03-30
Increase in level of special physical fitness of the athletes specialising in different combat sports (judo, sambo, combat sambo) through of crossFit training
Aleksander Yurievich Osipov, Mikhail Dmitrievich Kudryavtsev, Sergii Sidorovich Iermakov, Władysław Jagiełło

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Published online: 2018-03-23
The effect of taekwondo training on physical fitness and the allergic response factor of hypersensitive obese children
Seul-Hee Lee, Garam Hong, Sang-Kab Park

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Published online: 2018-03-16
Evidence-based monitoring of the stimuli and effects of prophylaxis and kinesiotherapy based on the exercises of safe falling and avoiding collisions as a condition for optimising the prevention of body injuries in a universal sense – people with eye diseases as an example of an increased risk group
Bartłomiej Gąsienica Walczak, Bartłomiej Jan Barczyński, Roman Maciej Kalina

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Published online: 2018-03-07
Is pain tolerance in boxers altered by nucleotide polymorphism rs6746030 in the SCN9A gene?
Katarzyna Leźnicka, Piotr Gronek, Mateusz Kurzawski, Pawel Cieszczyk, Damian Malinowski, Piotr Zmijewski

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Published online: 2018-02-23
Relationships of the expertise level of taekwondo athletes with electromyographic, kinematic and ground reaction force performance indicators during the dollyo chagui kick
Pedro Moreira, Emerson Franchini, Ulysses Ervilha, Marcio Goethel, Adalgiso Cardozo, Mauro Gonçalves

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Published online: 2018-02-07
Anthropometry, physical performance, and motor coordination of medallist and non-medallist young fencers
Mohd Rozilee Wazir Norjali Wazir, Mireille Mostaert, Johan Pion, Matthieu Lenoir

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Published online: 2018-01-26
Can simulation tasks reproduce the taekwondo match physiological responses?
Tomás Herrera-Valenzuela, José Zapata-Bastías, Marcos Guajardo-Medrano, Gonzalo Pons-Vargas, Pablo Valdés-Badilla, Jonatas Ferreira Da Silva Santos, Antonio Garcia-Hermoso, Antonio López-Fuenzalida, Emerson Franchini, Pedro Orihuela

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Published online: 2018-01-18
Low versus adequate carbohydrate diet in Brazilian jiu-jitsu athletes: comparisons of hormonal biomarkers, physical and psychological
Dayanne da Costa Maynard, Renata Costa Matos , Ivone Camargo Damasceno, Ciro José Brito , Bianca Miarka, Marzo Edir da Silva Grigoletto, Raquel Simões Mendes-Netto

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Published online: 2018-01-10
Transcontextual model application in the prediction of veteran judo athletes' life satisfaction
Marco Batista, Ruth Jimenez, Marta Leyton, Susana Lobato, Maria Aspano

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Review article


Published online: 2018-09-12
Humane aspects inherited through the practice of taekwondo
Jeong-Hyeon Kwak

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Published online: 2018-08-10
The most effective and economic method of reducing death and disability associated with falls
Dawid Dobosz, Bartłomiej Barczyński, Artur Kalina, Roman Maciej Kalina

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Published online: 2018-02-15
Hard martial arts for cognitive function across the lifespan: a systematic review
Liye Zou, Tao Huang, Tracy Tsang, Zhujun Pan, Chaoyi Wang, Yang Liu, Li Sun, Huiru Wang

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