Anthropometric characteristics of elite male taekwondo athletes according to weight category and performance level

Emek Can*, Emine Kutlay, Manuel Quintana, CRAIG BRIDGE

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to: 1) compare the anthropometric characteristics of elite male taekwondo athletes between selected weight categories using the ‘full’ International Society for Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK) profile; and 2) compare the index of sitting height/stature ratio, and lower-limb segment lengths between standards of competitors. Thirty-two elite male taekwondo athletes volunteered to take part and they were categorised according to five competition weight categories (
Original languageEnglish
Article numberVol. 2 No.1
Pages (from-to)16-27
JournalScientific Journal of Sport and Performance
Volume2
Issue number1
Early online date25 Oct 2022
Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2022

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