Kinematic characterization of the Capoeira Bencao kick


KALICHOVÁ Miriam VÍT Michal REGULI Zdenko PIETER Willy Augustinus

Year of publication 2012
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Ido Movement for Culture
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Sports Studies

Field Sport and leisure time activities
Keywords combatives; martial arts; capoeira; kinematical analysis; front kick; bencao
Description The subject was an advanced capoeira instructor who performed the kick three times with the right and three times with the left leg. For scanning the picture we used two high-frequency synchronized digital cameras SIMI MOTION Version 7. We evaluated kinematical characteristics of 13 body points.

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