A research into Injuries to Taekwondo Trainees during Exercise - Focusing on South Chungcheong Province -

태권도 수련생들의 운동 상해에 관한 조사연구 -충청남도 태권도장을 중심으로-

  • 김형철 (공주대학교 생활체육학과) ;
  • 김용진 (공주대학교 생활체육지도학과)
  • Received : 2013.03.21
  • Accepted : 2013.04.20
  • Published : 2013.04.28


In the present study, injuries in Taekwondo athletes during training and competitions was investigated via questionnaire. The purpose of this research lies in encouraging Taekwondo instructors and trainees to take precautions against injuries furnishing a variety of data obtained by analyzing the causes of injuries by region with ones undergoing a training. Understanding how frequently trainees get injured by region. we will be able to promote safety. which is such a meaningful move to improve training condition. The subjects of this study were 413 playes at the gym focusing on South Chungcheong province. Questionnaires for taekwondo players had the results as follows. The research reveals that physical injuries among Taekwondo athletes are caused by various reasons, regardless of sex and grade, and that the injures are repeatedly occurring, Therefore, in order t prevent and minimize the occurrence f injuries among Taekwondo athletes, not only the athletes but also trainers, business administrators, and educators need to pay careful attentions and take necessary measures accordingly. Also, pre-education on precaution against injuries must be put into practice thoroughly and an environment in which the inured could receive swift first aid treatment as well as follow-up measures shall be formed. this, in the end, is expected to contribute in improving not only the health of the athletes but also their performances in matches.