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Taekwondo training improves mood and sociability in children from multicultural families in South Korea: A randomized controlle

Exercise Physiology
Roh et al
Used Parameters : BW, BMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Korea

Journal : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Purpose: Children from multicultural families face physical, social, mental, and intellectual hurdles; however, relative interventions are lacking in South Korea (hereafter Korea) in this regard. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of regular Taekwondo (TKD) training on physical fitness, mood, sociability, and cognitive functions in these children. Methods: This study included 30 children from multicultural families in Korea who were randomly assigned to a TKD group (n= 15) and control group (n= 15). The children in TKD …
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