Comparison of Auditory and Visual Jump Reaction Times of Taekwondo Athletes


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Keleş A., İnce İ.

Türkiye Sağlık Araştırmaları Dergisi, vol.2, no.1, pp.26-36, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Journal Name: Türkiye Sağlık Araştırmaları Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-36
  • Police Academy Affiliated: No

Abstract

Aim: In Taekwondo, it is important to decide and perform the most accurate reaction against to the competitor's unpredictable move as soon as possible. In this study, it was aimed to compare the auditory and visual jump reaction times of taekwondo athletes.

Methods: One hundred and sixty taekwondo athletes competing in different categories voluntarily participated in this study. The reaction times of the athletes were measured by Optojump Migrogate. The reaction times of the athletes were compared according to gender, competition category, sports age and success status. T-test and analysis of variance were used for comparisons.

Results: There were statistically significant differences in the reaction times of the athletes in gender, competition category, sports age and success status (p<0,05), and the reaction times of the athletes with and without regional degrees were similar.

Conclusion: It can be said that athletes who are older, have more experience and have the ability to react faster are more successful.

Keywords: Taekwondo, Auditory reaction, Visual reaction, Jump.

Amaç: Taekwondoda rakibin önceden tahmin edilemeyen hamlesine karşı en doğru tepkiyi mümkün olan en kısada sürede seçmek ve uygulamak önemlidir. Bu araştırmada taekwondo sporcularının işitsel ve görsel sıçrama reaksiyon zamanAmaç: Taekwondoda rakibin önceden tahmin edilemeyen hamlesine karşı en doğru tepkiyi mümkün olan en kısada sürede seçmek ve uygulamak önemlidir. Bu araştırmada taekwondo sporcularının işitsel ve görsel sıçrama reaksiyon zamanlarının karşılaştırılması amaçlanmıştır.