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    • Anthropometric correlates of motor performance among Malaysian university athletes 

      Saidon, Amri; Aris Fazil, Ujang; Mohd Rozilee Wazir, Norjali Wazir; Ahmad Naim, Ismail (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaInnovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Sports Lab (iMAMS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2012)
      Numerous evident have shown body size and strength contributes to motor performance. The increase in strength is related to increase in total muscle mass (Ostojic, Mazic, & Dikic, 2006). Significant positive correlation ...
    • Finite Element simulation of takraw balls and their impact on a flat surface 

      Norhafizan, Ahmad; Zahari, Taha; Tuan Mohammad Yusoff Shah, Tuan Ya; Iskandar, Hasanuddin (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaInnovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Sports Lab (iMAMS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2012)
      Takraw balls are used in sepak takraw games which are one of the most popular traditional games in Southeast Asian region. In this game, three players on each side of a 5-foot high net, get three chances to kick the ball ...
    • Temporal anticipation under cognitive stress 

      Suppiah, Pathmanathan K.; Mohamad Razali, Abdullah (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaInnovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Sports Lab (iMAMS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2012)
      In fast paced sports settings, anticipation is the key to a successful performance. An athlete’s ability to perform under these stressful conditions defines his or her worth to their respective teams. The key in the ...
    • Consequences of rising humidity level on circulatory responses during prolonged intense exercise 

      Ahmad Munir, Che Muhamed; Thompson, Martin William (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaInnovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Sports Lab (iMAMS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2012)
      The demand on the circulatory system to supply adequate oxygenated blood to the working muscle during exercise is further challenged in heat stress condition (Gonzalez-Alanso, 2008). The circulatory system will have to ...
    • Postural sway and shooting accuracy of skilled recurve archers 

      Muhamad Noor, Mohamed; Azrul Hisham, Azhar (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaInnovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Sports Lab (iMAMS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2012)
      Archery can be defined as a non-contact, static sport that requires its archers to possess muscular strength, upper body endurance and high levels of stability. These performance variables are required specifically at the ...
    • Visual perception of kuda and sila service techniques in Sepak Takraw 

      Mohamad Razali, Abdullah; Saidon, Amri; Suppiah, Pathmanathan K. (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaInnovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Sports Lab (iMAMS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2012)
      Sepak takraw is a ballistic open skill sport which is similar to tennis in order to win a point. This sport is considered a Malaysian national game. Like other team games, sepak takraw consist of two major elements, which ...
    • Contribution of joint angle specificity and movement specificity in gains seen in training weights lifted 

      Ahmad Naim, Ismail (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaInnovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Sports Lab (iMAMS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2012)
      Although strength training is a widespread activity and forms an important part of training for many sports, little is known about optimum training protocols or the nature of the changes that occur with such training. For ...
    • Effect of knee pad on kicking a ball and gait analysis 

      Kadirgama, K.; Zahari, Taha; Ahmad Rasdan, Ismail; Azrul Hisham, Mohd Adib; Zulkifli, Ahmad; Nasrul Hadi, Johari; Zulfika, Anuar (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaSport & Human Engineering Focus Group, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2013)
      Wearing kneepads is the best defence against occupational knee injury. It has been reported that the use of knee pads can reduce injuries and increase performance. Knee pads provide protection by disbursing pressure on ...
    • Movement pattern recognition ability of Malaysian rhythmic gymnastics judges 

      Kok Lian, Yee; Teh Lah, Hoong (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaDepartment of Sport Studies, Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia., 2013)
      This study examined the significance of movement pattern recognition ability in the judging performance of 30 rhythmic gymnastics judges who were classified correspondingly as expert, non-expert and novice. Results ...
    • An overview of sports engineering: history, impact and research 

      Zahari, Taha; Mohd Hasnun Arif, Hassan; Anwar P.P., Abdul Majeed; Mohd Azri, Aris; Nina Nadia, Sahim (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaInnovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Sports Lab (iMAMS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2013)
      Sports engineering can be considered as a new engineering discipline. It bridges the gap between two distinctive fields: sport science and engineering. Sports engineers are responsible in designing and building new ...
    • Knowledge and use of mouthguards among University athletes in Malaysia 

      Dalia, Abdullah; Fay Wee, Chwee Lin; Wan Noorina, Wan Ahmad; Rozytha, Robin; Tiong, Siok Peen; Selina, Khoo (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaFaculty of Dentistry, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia ; Ministry of Health, Malaysia ; Sports Centre, Universiti Malaya, 2013)
      Participation in contact sports has been shown to carry a considerable risk of sustaining dental injuries. It is important for athletes to use available preventive gear to protect themselves from these injuries. Aim of ...
    • Recovery from exercise: role of carbohydrate nutrition 

      Williams, Clyde (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), Malaysia, 2014)
      Every training programme is based on three cardinal principles namely (i) intensity (ii) frequency and (iii) duration. Of these three principles, frequency is probably the most important because repeated stimulation ...
    • Experimental analysis of mechanical properties of selected takraw balls in Malaysia 

      Nor Mariah, Adam (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaDepartment of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2014)
      Sepak Takraw is a popular sport among the Southeast Asian countries and various brands of takraw balls are available in the local market to suit the needs of players. In this study, four different takraw balls commonly ...
    • Impact of decomposition of autonomic tonic and phasic responses on predictors of reaction performance in elite Malaysian swimmers 

      Saha, Srilekha; Saha, Soumendra (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaDept. of Exercise & Sports Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia,, 2014)
      Psychobiological predictors of emotionality were evaluated in relations to complex reaction and movement performances have been considered as the significant aspect of research interest. Considerable research base confirms ...
    • Potential Of Electron Beam Irradiated HDPE/EPR Blend As Shoes Sole 

      Husniyah Aliyah, Lutpi; Hazleen, Anuar (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaDepartment of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia ; School of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, National University of Malaysia,, 2014)
      This study focuses on the mechanical effect of different composition of polymer blend. Polymer blend of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) were selected and varied by three different ...
    • Fitness profile of Malaysian adolescent squash players 

      Krasilshchikov, Oleksandr (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaExercise & Sports Science Programme School of Health Sciences Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2014)
      Squash is an indoor game that is the second fastest racket sports if compared to badminton and tennis. Squash game puts a high demand on physical fitness of elite players which requires a quick development of high force, ...
    • Developmental practice activities of elite youth swimmers 

      Angelina Tan, Li San; Jeffrey Low, Fook Lee (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), MalaysiaFaculty of Sports Science and Coaching Sultan Idris Education University, 2014)
      The purpose of the study was to examine the developmental pathways of elite youth swimmers. Swim-related developmental activities of elite and sub-elite youth swimmers were examined. Fifteen elite (8 males; 7 females) ...
    • 3D immersive environment as a psychological training tool to enhance self-confidence and reduce competitive anxiety for Malaysian volleyball athletes 

      Tan, Mei Jing; A. H., Omar; Dayang Tiawa, Awang Hamid (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), Malaysia, 2015)
      Currently, great emphasis is placed on the development and intervention of psychology in sports in order to address the problem of athletes’ failure to achieve peak performance in actual competitions. This problem is ...
    • Decision Making and Performance of Malaysian Rugby Sevens Referees 

      Mohamad Nizam, Nazarudin; Mohamad Razali, Abdullah; Suppiah, Pathmanathan K.; Mohd Sofian Omar, Fauzee; Parnabas, Vincent; Nagoor Meera, Abdullah (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), Malaysia, 2015)
      This study aims to examine the decision making by rugby sevens referees, and its relationship with the referees’ performance. The instruments used in this study are the Rugby Referee Decision Making Test (α=.74) and the ...
    • Comparative efficacy of biofeedback interventions in predicting improvements in bilateral soccer shooting performance 

      Saha, Soumendra; Saha, Srilekha; Nurfarrah Ezzaty, Mohd Zahir; Foujia, Huda (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT), Malaysia, 2015)
      The beneficial impact of the differential biofeedback intervention technique on modification in autonomic competence, as well as the ultimate impact on bilateral shooting ability, were studied on young and competitive male ...