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Table 2 Results of protector and scoring system descriptive statistics by gender and weight class (M ± SD)

From: Adequacy of setting standards for kick impact in the Taekwondo electronic scoring system: comparison of a reference group model based on empirical data

Men Women
Weight class Scoring group Effective hit group Average kicking impact Weight class Scoring group Effective hit group Average kicking impact
Under 58 kg 24.6 ± 7.17 13.6 ± 1.88 18.4 ± 7.37 Under 49 kg 19.9 ± 3.41 12.7 ± 1.39 16.1 ± 4.41
Under 63 kg 28.3 ± 8.51 14.7 ± 2.40 20.6 ± 8.93 Under 53 kg 21.2 ± 3.95 13.2 ± 1.73 16.0 ± 4.70
Under 68 kg 27.4 ± 7.59 15.1 ± 2.65 19.7 ± 7.82 Under 57 kg 25.4 ± 7.67 13.3 ± 1.71 19.1 ± 8.10
Under 80 kg 32.2 ± 8.62 16.1 ± 3.39 21.4 ± 9.44 Under 67 kg 25.5 ± 5.82 14.3 ± 2.59 17.3 ± 6.17
Over 80 kg 30.9 ± 7.70 16.4 ± 3.68 18.7 ± 6.99 Over 67 kg 27.3 ± 4.37 15.2 ± 3.29 17.3 ± 5.71
  1. Score group: Impact force of kicks that have successfully scored in a match. Effective Hit Group: Impact force of kicks that have landed on the electronic protector without scoring in a match