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2022, Vol. 9, Issue 6, Part E

Evaluation of foot posture in taekwondo players using foot posture index scale


Author(s): Dr. Priya Vishwakarma, Dr. Juhi Bharnuke, Dr. Shweta Phadke and Dr. Pranati Tilak

Abstract:
Taekwondo (TKD) is well known and oriented martial arts from korea which has been popular in india from past few years. TKD needs frequent use of legs. It is predictable that main injury mechanism was found in receiving kicks with hyperextended knees and foot. The risk of injury is more; hence it is important to understand the importance of foot posture in taekwondo players.
Method: Fifty (50) Male Taekwondo players aged between 15-18 years old were recruited in this study. Evaluation of foot posture was done using Foot Posture Index Scale.
Result and Conclusion: Findings of present study reveal that taekwondo players demonstrated characteristics of slightly pronated foot bilaterally based on the scoring of foot posture index.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. Priya Vishwakarma, Dr. Juhi Bharnuke, Dr. Shweta Phadke, Dr. Pranati Tilak. Evaluation of foot posture in taekwondo players using foot posture index scale. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(6):315-317.

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