Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD in sport biomechanics from Kharazmi university

2 Assistant professor of sport biomechanics in Birjand University


Strength and power are important factors in fencing. But today there is no any consensus on valid way to evaluate them. The aim of this study was to comparison of jump kinetic and its relationship with lunge technique in national and club flouriest fencers. 8 female foil fencers include 4 national and 4 club were participated in this study. Muscle power, mechanical energy and push off ground reaction force were measured using force plate and lunge speed was measured using integration of horizontal ground reaction force curve. The results of this study shown that there is significant relationship between power in squat jump and drop jump with lunge speed and also there is significant differences between these parameters in national and club fencers (P<0.05). Results of this study shown that squat jump and drop jump are strong tools in determination of concentric strength and explosive power of lower limb in fencers respectively. Given the results of this study and importance of these variables in fencing, the mentioned tests could use as appropriate way to evaluation of fencer’s performance.


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