Time-Motion analysis in Muay-Thai and Kick-Boxing amateur matches


  • Jeronimo Jaspe Rodrigues Silva Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
  • Fabricio Boscolo Del Vecchio Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
  • Luan Merseburger Picanço Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
  • Monica Yuri Takito University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Emerson Franchini University of São Paulo, Brazil




Time-Motion studies, Task performance and analysis, Martial arts


Boxing amateur level matches. Material and Methods: In Thirteen matches, the time structure was studied considering three levels of effort: i) Observation ii) Preparation, iii) Interaction. Data are presented using median (25% - 75%) and the mixed linear regression analysis was used to compared time structure and combat sports. Results: It was found superiority (p < 0.002) in the observation time in relation to another effort types, with no significant difference between sports. Conclusion: There were no time structure differences in modalities, when the same effort levels were compared, but time spent in observation was longer. This data is important to the technical-tactical preparation of athletes.


The research was supported by CNPq financial agency, by the undergraduate research grants (PIBIC) from Federal University of Pelotas.


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Silva, J. J. R., Del Vecchio, F. B., Picanço, L. M., Takito, M. Y., & Franchini, E. (2011). Time-Motion analysis in Muay-Thai and Kick-Boxing amateur matches. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 6(3), 490–496. https://doi.org/10.4100/jhse.2011.63.02



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