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Performance Optimization in Taekwondo: From Laboratory to Field

Performance Optimization in Taekwondo: From Laboratory to Field

Performance Optimization in Taekwondo: From Laboratory to Field

  • Editor: Dr. Haddad Monoem
  • ISBN: 978-1-63278-038-6
  • DOI: 10.4172/978-1-63278-038-6-039
  • No of Pages: 164
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: August 2014 , Fri 01
  • Chapter 1      
    Physiological Responses to Taekwondo Competition and Specific Training
    Authors: Ibrahim Ouergui, Dr. Haddad Monoem , Padulo J, Gmada N, Bouhlel E, David Behm

    Taekwondo (TKD) is one of the martial arts and combat sports, which is gaining popularity around the world.

  • Chapter 2      
    Biomechanics in Taekwondo: Practical Applications
    Authors: Coral Falcó, Isaac Estevan

    Biomechanical research can help coaches and taekwondo athletes to identify what makes a taekwondo athlete better than another.

  • Chapter 3      
    Psychological Momentum: From Theory to Practical Application in Taekwondo
    Authors: Walid Briki, Karin Moesch, Hamdi Chtourou

    “In that final, I had already won the first two rounds and I am in advantage in the third round.

  • Chapter 4      
    Time Motion and Technical and Tactical Analysis of Taekwondo Competition
    Authors: Ibrahim Ouergui, Dr. Haddad Monoem , Nadhir Hammami, Karim Chamari

    A considerable amount of studies has been devoted for establishing the need of an objective form of analysis and its importance

  • Chapter 5      
    Didactics in Taekwondo
    Authors: Dr. Haddad Monoem , Gabriela Gagea, Cătălin Păunescu, Mihaela Păunescu

    In sports, the athlete’s transition from beginner to high performance is obtained as a result of a lengthy and systematic learning.

  • Chapter 6      
    Evaluation and Assessment in Taekwondo
    Authors: Cătălin Păunescu, Mihaela Păunescu, Dr. Haddad Monoem

    Sports performance evaluation has represented and continues to represent a special interest for coaches, athletes, and medical and technical staff.

  • Chapter 7      
    Monitoring Training Load, Recovery, Overtraining and Upper respiratory Infection in Taekwondo
    Authors: Dr. Haddad Monoem , Montassar Tebben, Karim Chamari, David Behm

    This chapter presents two common objective methods based on heart rate (HR) for monitoring training load (TL) in Taekwondo (TKD).

  • Chapter 8      
    Physical Training in Taekwondo: Generic and Specific Training
    Authors: Dr. Haddad Monoem , Ibrahim Ouergui, Nadhir Hammami, Karim Chamari

    Specific functional and physical preparations for task requirements are important to develop TKD technical skills.

  • Chapter 9      
    Stretching during the Warm-up and to Increase Flexibility for Taekwondo
    Authors: David Behm, Dr. Haddad Monoem

    To be successful in taekwondo, the athlete must possess an adequate range of motion (ROM) for striking

  • Chapter 10      
    Injuries in Taekwondo
    Authors: Ibrahim Ouergui, Dr. Haddad Monoem , Cătălin Păunescu, Mihaela Păunescu, Karim Chamari, Nizar Hssin

    Taekwondo (TKD) is a martial art and contact sport in which the athletes’ goal is to strike

  • Chapter 11      
    Nutrition and Dietetic Recommendations in Taekwondo
    Authors: Adela Caramoci, Cătălin Păunescu, Dr. Haddad Monoem , Anca Mirela Ionescu, Adriana Sarah Nica

    Improving athletic performances is one of the important goals of sport science and sports medicine.

  • Chapter 12      
    Weight Reduction Cycles and Effects in Taekwondo
    Authors: Asma Aloui, Hamdi Chtourou, Nizar Souissi

    Taekwondo is a Korean full-contact martial art.

  • Chapter 13      
    Sleep, Sleep Loss and Performance in Taekwondo Competition
    Authors: Mohamed Arbi Mejri, Omar Hammouda, Narimen Yousfi, Dr. Haddad Monoem , Nizar Souissi

    This chapter is intended to bring out the importance of sleep-wakefulness cycle in sports

  • Chapter 14      
    Martial Arts and Ramadan Fasting with Special Reference to Taekwondo
    Authors: Hamdi Chtourou, Asma Aloui, Omar Hammouda, Dr. Haddad Monoem , Anis Chaouachi, Karim Chamari, Nizar Souissi

    During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset for 29-30 consecutive days.

  • Chapter 15      
    Doping in Taekwondo
    Authors: Dr. Haddad Monoem , Cătălin Păunescu, Mihaela Păunescu, Pițigoi Gabriel

    Doping in performance sport remains one of the controversial issues of the contemporary world of sport.

  • Dr. Haddad Monoem

    Faculty, Sport Science Program, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University

    Dr. Monoem Haddad is a faculty at the Sport Science Program, in the College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University. Academically, he received his PhD in Exercise Physiology from Carthage University-Tunisia in 2013 and earned the Outstanding-Award of the University of Manouba-Tunisia for his MSc thesis in 2010. As a scientific researcher, Dr Monoem has authored or co-authored several articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He is a reviewer and an editorial board member of numerous scientific journals and conferences. As an educator, he has taught many lectures for graduate and undergraduate students. Professionally, Dr Monoem is a fitness coach certified from the University of Greenwich (United Kingdom), the University of Palermo (Italia), the Italian Football Federation and the Italian Olympic Committee (Award: First Class with Merit). In Taekwondo, after having been member of the Tunisian national team as athlete, he became a ‘’Master-Coach’’ in 2008, certified from ISSEP Ksar-Said, Manouba University-Tunisia and has trained different Taekwondo teams since 2004. Dr Monoem is currently a professional member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

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