Taekwondo (TKD) is one of the martial arts and combat sports, which is gaining popularity around the world.
Biomechanical research can help coaches and taekwondo athletes to identify what makes a taekwondo athlete better than another.
“In that final, I had already won the first two rounds and I am in advantage in the third round.
A considerable amount of studies has been devoted for establishing the need of an objective form of analysis and its importance
In sports, the athlete’s transition from beginner to high performance is obtained as a result of a lengthy and systematic learning.
Sports performance evaluation has represented and continues to represent a special interest for coaches, athletes, and medical and technical staff.
This chapter presents two common objective methods based on heart rate (HR) for monitoring training load (TL) in Taekwondo (TKD).
Specific functional and physical preparations for task requirements are important to develop TKD technical skills.
To be successful in taekwondo, the athlete must possess an adequate range of motion (ROM) for striking
Taekwondo (TKD) is a martial art and contact sport in which the athletes’ goal is to strike
Improving athletic performances is one of the important goals of sport science and sports medicine.
Taekwondo is a Korean full-contact martial art.
This chapter is intended to bring out the importance of sleep-wakefulness cycle in sports
During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset for 29-30 consecutive days.
Doping in performance sport remains one of the controversial issues of the contemporary world of sport.
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.