Gender differences in the kinetics and lower extremity kinematics of the fencing lunge


L'Art du duel

Lunge

Gender differences in the kinetics and lower extremity kinematics of the fencing lunge

International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport 2013

Whilst studies have used participants of both genders in fencing research,
there is a paucity of research investigating differences in the kinematics of
male and female fencers. The aim of this study was to investigate gender
differences in the kinetics and kinematics measured during the epee
fencing lunge. Lower extremity kinematic data were obtained from eight
male and eight female club level epee fencers using a 3D motion capture
system as they completed simulated lunges. Independent t-tests were
performed on the data to determine whether differences existed. The
results observed no differences in kinetics during the lunge between
genders. In addition there were no differences in the kinematics of the
back leg between genders. However, females produced greater knee
abduction at the end of the lunge as well as…

View original post 35 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s