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Abstract Title

COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN THE LEVEL OF TAEKWONDO PRACTITIONERS FLEXIBILITY WITH ADVANCED BASIC LEVEL OF TAEKWONDO PRACTITIONERS

Abstract Theme

Physical activity and health

Type Presentation

Poster

Abstract Authors

Presenter Elisa Vieira Martins - Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes (Educacao Fisica) - BR

Presentation Details

Poster Exhibition Site (Local): Yellow - 27        Date: 3 September        Time: 8am to 7pm        Presenter: Elisa Martins

Abstract Resume

Background: The TaeKwonDo emerged from the junction of the old martial arts for over two thousand years ago in South Korea, mode assists in the development of various physical
valences, including flexibility, where this is the ability to perform certain motions in joints with adequate range of motion.


Methods: The sample consisted of 40 TaeKwonDo practitioners divided into two groups with 20 practitioners each, the advanced level group conducts training there is 74.05 months and
the basic level group conducts training there is 10.5 months. A health TaeKwonDo the Alto Tiete was chosen, where practitioners held the twenty body joint movements that make up the Flexitest
passively, every movement contains a scale from 0 to 4 for a total of five possible movements, the results found in each movement isolated to be added results in the overall index of flexibility
called Flexindice.


Results:The data obtained on the score achieved in Flexitest showed that at the basic level group 55% of the volunteers obtained the average flexibility (-), already in the advanced
level group only 5% received the medium flexibility (-), and 15% They achieved the excellent rating.


Conclusions:Through the study was able to compare the flexibility of TaeKwonDo practitioners entry-level and advanced level, where the advanced level group most participants showed a
high degree of flexibility and only 5% of them were classified as medium (-) ; at the basic level group participants are evolving the degree of flexibility, where 55% of them are classified as medium
(-) and only 10% of them managed to get good rating.


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