Correlation of isokinetic strength and angular velocity of knee during Fente motion in elite fencer

엘리트 펜싱 선수들의 팡트 동작에 따른 무릎 신전근 근력과 각가속도의 상관

  • Kim, Kee Hyun (Department of Sports Science, Korea Institute of Sports Science) ;
  • Kim, Tea Gyu (Department of Sports Medicine, Taeneung National Training Center of the Korea Olympic Committee)
  • Received : 2014.06.13
  • Accepted : 2014.09.20
  • Published : 2014.09.28


The purpose of this study is to identify the relation between isokinetic strength of knee extensors and angular velocity of knee joint during fente motion in elite fencers by three disciplines and gender, and to provide the preliminary data for developing the training program and rehabilitation program to enhance sports-performance by three disciplines and gender. Total 31 elite fencers who trained at the national training center of the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) participated in this study.; 10 fleuret (4 males), 10 epee (6 males) and 11 sabre (5 males). Subjects were measured eccentric and concentric isokinetic strength (PT/BW, WK/BW) of the knee extensors at angular velocity of $60^{\circ}/s$, $180^{\circ}/s$ and $300^{\circ}/s$, and flexion (P1) and extension (P2) angular velocity of knee joint during fente motion. To examine the relationship between isokinetic strength of knee extensor and angular velocity of knee motion, Pearson's correlation coefficient (r). ${\alpha}=.05$ was considered significant. In conclusion, the relationship of isokinetic strength of knee extensors and angular velocity of knee was different depending on three disciplines and gender.


Fencing;Fente motion;Angular velocity;Knee extensors;Isokinetic strength


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