Nur Ikhwan Mohamad

Nur Ikhwan Mohamad
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) | upsi · Faculty of Sport Science and Coaching

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Nur Ikhwan Mohamad currently works at the Faculty of Sport Science and Coaching, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI).

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Time under tension (TUT) is thought as an important mechanical stimulus for strength and hypertrophic adaptation. The purpose of this study was to determine if two training loads (35 and 70 % 1RM) equated by TUT, differed in terms of their kinematic and kinetic characteristics. Twelve recreationally trained men were recruited in this acute randomiz...
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The aim of this study to investigate the relationships among hydration status level, sprint time performance capabilities and physiological responses [blood pressure, heart rate and rate of perceived exertion (RPE)] during a 15m Repeated Sprint Ability (RSA) training session. Fifteen male participants with a mean age 21 ± 1 years old, total mean bo...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between supporting leg strength and supporting leg balance; and their correlation with kicking performance. Thirty four recreational male futsal players with a mean age 23.2±1.5 years old voluntarily participated in this study. Physical characteristics of participants (age, weight, height...
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It may be possible to enhance set and session kinematics and kinetics by engaging in low-intensity aerobic exercise during the interset rest period. The purpose of this study therefore was to quantify the change in session kinematics and kinetics of 35% 1RM and 70% 1RM loading schemes equated by volume, when aerobic exercise or passive rest was und...
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Research purpose. This study aims to examine and determine the effect of wearable resistance loading during warm-up protocol on front kick movement mechanics and muscle activation. Materials and methods. Twenty-five (N = 25, height = 174.00 ± 4.76 cm, weight = 75.93 ± 13.64 kg, age = 22.57 ± 1.36 years) male university taekwondo athletes were recru...
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Research purpose. This study aims to compare anthropometric characteristics between elite and novice bodybuilders. Materials and methods. Twenty bodybuilders consisted of 10 elites and 10 novices were recruited. Percent body fat, segmental lean mass, and segmental fat mass were measured by a bioelectrical impedance analysis device. Other measure i...
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Wearable resistance (WR) is an alternative proposed to be used in training with the aim to increase sport performance by allowing specific movements to be performed with additional loading. Although the benefits of allowing more sport-specific movement are undeniable, studies conducted on the effects of this WR in Taekwondo sport are scarce. This s...
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Anterior knee pain is a commonly documented musculoskeletal disorder among badminton players. However, current biomechanical studies of badminton lunges mainly report kinetic profiles in the lower extremity with few investigations of in-vivo loadings. The objective of this study was to evaluate tissue loadings in the patellofemoral joint via muscul...
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Ground reaction force (GRF) is a key metrics in biomechanical research, including parameters of loading rate (LR), 1st impact peak, 2nd impact peak, and transient between 1st and 2nd impact peaks in heel strike runners. The GRFs vary over time during stance. This study was aimed to investigate the variances of GRFs in rearfoot striking runners acro...
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The aim of this study was to examine the validity and reliability of badminton special speed training method (BSSTM) test instrument on success score and time perception predictive skills performance among elite badminton players. Thirty elite badminton players had participated for the purpose of this study. Expert’s evaluation with content validit...
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This study aimed to examine the effects of unilateral versus bilateral resistance training and bilateral deficit on unilateral and bilateral strength adaptation among trained men. Thirty recreationally active, resistance trained men were recruited and were divided into three groups; i) unilateral (n=10), ii) bilateral (n=10) and iii) control (n=10)...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the sprint time and cardiovascular fitness among professional soccer players during in-season’s training sessions. Thirty participants who officially registered as Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Perak Football (PKNP) Club professional soccer players participated in this study. Data were collected during actual i...
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This study aimed at identifying actual numbers of original empirical studies on physical literacy currently existed, and quantifying its findings. Records identified through Web of Science (WoS) Core Collections, IngentaConnect, PubMed Central and Medline databases, with some additional records from Google Scholar database for studies published out...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between sprint time, cardiovascular fitness and session's rate of perceived exertion (sRPE) among the professional soccer players during in-season's training sessions. Thirty participants who officially registered as Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Perak Football Club professional soccer players...
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Main aim of this study was to compare the assessment of movement pattern competencies based on movement competencies alone versus assessment based on the concept of physical literacy. The differences in physical literacy-based assessment include physical competency domain and four other domains (motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledg...
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Background A sedentary lifestyle has been found to influence cognitive impairment, whereas physical activity and diet have been found to reduce the negative impacts of a sedentary lifestyle. Objectives This study aims to examine the synergistic effects of the black mulberry, sunflower seed, and pumpkin seed supplements, including exercise on cogni...
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The aim of this study was to determine and compare the acute effects of exercise order during upper-lower body alternated supersets. This study was conducted by using quantitative time series experimental design. Twenty resistance-trained men performed different exercises order of upper body (bench press) and lower body (squat) exercises; (i) upper...
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The aim of this study was to compare kinetics, muscle activation and performance during resistance exercises between internal focus attention instructions, external focus attention instructions and control condition. Thirty (n = 30, mean age = 21.40 ± 0.93 years old) healthy men were recruited as participants and were asked to perform resistance ex...
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This study was conducted to determine the effect of different stance-width; i) narrow, ii) shoulder and iii) wide, on muscle activation and performance during Romanian deadlift (RDL) exercise. Thirty recreationally resistance trained men aged of 19-23 years old (22.20±1.13) were involved in this study. The participants need to perform RDL with 80%...
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Context: This study aimed to determine reliability and validity of newly developed physical literacy assessment instrument named CFM-1. For the inter-tester reliability sixty two respondents (37 males, 25 females) aged 21.97 ± 0.54 years old with 2 years basics sports science background voluntarily participated. All respondents were given detailed...
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Lunge and squat exercises are two exercises mainly used in strength training due to its multi-joint, structural and free weights nature and benefits. Main aim of this study is to determine the effect of verbal and video-based mode of instructions on both exercises. Joint angles and muscle activation were measured as an indicator or determinants of...
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Bench press exercise is extensively used for chest and shoulder strength development. Joint stiffness is one of the side-effects that may occur with the exercise. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between bench press load and shoulder joint stiffness. Sixteen female rugby players (body weight 53.98 ± 7.14 kg, height 156 ± 5.38 cm) se...
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Repeated sprint ability (RSA) is typically used for speed-endurance and agility-endurance training and assessment. RSA is preferred as it mimics actual performance during competition. RSA test involves straight sprint and quick turning movements. Thus, the aim of this study is to determine the relationship between height and body weight measurement...
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The study investigates the correlation between deadlift exercise, used as maximum strength performance indicator among athletes, with their hamstring tightness level, which may indicate the risk of injury. Twelve female rugby players (body weight 52.73 ± 6.90 kg, height 156 ± 5.77 cm) selected for Perak SUKMA 2018 team were assessed during centrali...
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Benefits of improved physical fitness performance for daily life functions and sports performance are well documented. In general, modern and technological-based lifestyle brought together less requirements for physical movement in performing daily tasks. This resulted in an increasing percentage of obese or sedentary populations, especially in dev...
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Main aim of this study is to compare assessment of movement pattern competencies versus assessment based on the concept of physical literacy. The differences are physical literacy-based assessment includes physical competency domain and four other domains (motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding). Becoming physicall...
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Abstract: This study aimed to determine and compare muscle activation during unilateral and bilateral biceps curl exercises. Thirty recreationally active, resistance-trained men (age: 20-23 years old) were recruited as research participants. Participants were asked to perform biceps curl exercise using 85% of their 1RM value unilaterally and bilat...
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Problem Statement: Physical conditioning related course has been widely accepted as one of the fundamental courses for any exercise science or physical education programs or certifications. However, the teaching and learning approach are varied between one lecturer/instructor to another. Many physical conditioning courses conducted still relies on...
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This study aimed to determine the effects of resistance training with different focus attention on muscular strength adaptation. Thirty (n = 30, mean age = 21.60 ± 1.00 years old) healthy men were recruited and were divided into three groups; i) internal focus, ii) external focus and iii) control condition group. All participants underwent six week...
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OBJEKTIF PEMBELAJARAN: 1. Memberikan definisi pemulihan prestasi fizikal selepas sesi aktiviti fizikal dan membezakannya dengan rawatan pemulihan selepas kecederaan. 2. Mengenalpasti kaedah-kaedah dan alatan-alatan pemulihan prestasi fizikal. 3. Mengaplikasi kaedah-kaedah pemulihan prestasi fizikal. KATA KUNCI: pemulihan akut pemulihan kronik pe...
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OBJEKTIF PEMBELAJARAN: 1. Megenalpasti dan memahami komponen kecergasan fizikal, prinsipprinsip latihan, dan pembolehubah-pembolehubah latihan. 2. Memahami perkaitan antara komponen kecergasan, prinsip-prinsip latihan dan pembolehubah-pembolehubah latihan dengan tindakbalas sistem tenaga, otot dan rangka. KATA KUNCI: komponen kecergasan berteraska...
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OBJEKTIF PEMBELAJARAN: 1. Mengenalpasti dan memahami kaedah-kaedah latihan kekuatan dan daya tahan otot. 2. Mengenalpasti dan memahami aspek keselamatan dan teknik lakuan yang betul bagi setiap jenis kaedah latihan dan senaman yang diperkenalkan. 3. Mengetahui bahagian otot, tulang dan rangka yang terlibat bagi setiap jenis senaman latihan kekuatan...
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OBJEKTIF PEMBELAJARAN: 1. Memberikan definisi dan membezakan istilah aktiviti fizikal, senaman dan suaian fizikal. 2. Mengenalpasti kriteria siapa yang boleh dikatakan sebagai pakar dalam bidang berkaitan. 3. Memahami konsep struktur organisasi dan sistem yang biasa di amalkan dalam kejurulatihan suaian fizikal. 4. Mengenalpasti keperluan asas dar...
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OBJEKTIF PEMBELAJARAN: 1. Mengenalpasti alatan latihan suaian fizikal, terutamanya alatan latihan bebanan. 2. Memahami struktur asas alatan latihan suaian fizikal 3. Mengetahui kaedah penggunaan alatan latihan suaian fizikal. KATA KUNCI : mesin free-weight bebanan luar aettleball bola bebanan power rack bench barbell dumbbell
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OBJEKTIF PEMBELAJARAN: 1. Mengenalpasti dan memahami kaedah-kaedah latihan kelenturan otot. 2. Mengenalpasti dan memahami aspek keselamatan dan teknik lakuan yang betul bagi setiap jenis kaedah latihan dan senaman regangan yang diperkenalkan. 3. Mengetahui bahagian otot, tulang dan rangka yang terlibat bagi setiap jenis senaman kelenturan yang dip...
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Fatigue prediction is part of the muscle endurance analysis, which is normally based on expert experience and guided by muscle signal chart such as surface electromyography. The overall endurance training plan is normally pre-determined. Rapid updates on the training plan based on the athlete fitness state is hard to achieve in this case. Hence, th...
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This study was conducted to determine and compare the kinematics of knee strike in MuayThai between dominant and non-dominant lower limb. Ten MuayThai beginners (mean age = 20 ± 1 years old) with less than one week experiences in MuayThai training were recruited and were asked to perform three trials of knee strikes for each leg (dominant and non-d...
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This study was conducted to determine the repeated sprint ability (RSA) with the inclusion of changing direction among veteran soccer players. Twelve main players from a university veteran soccer team were recruited and were required to perform the RSA test in two conditions; i) without ball and ii) with ball. Descriptive statistics and Wilcoxon si...
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Purpose. The study aimed at determining the relationships between muscle architecture and badminton-specific physical abilities. Methods. The total of 30 university level badminton players (mean age: 22.1 ± 1.4 years) were recruited as participants and underwent assessment of muscle architecture and badminton-specific physical abilities. Pennation...
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In sports training, fatigue prediction using surface electromyography analysis is manually monitored by human coach. Decisions rely very much on experience. Hence, the endurance training plan for an athlete needs to be individually designed by an experienced coach. The pre-designed training plan suits the athlete fitness state in general, but not i...
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This study was conducted to determine and compare the effects of step versus jump forward lunge training on badminton specific physical abilities. Thirty recreationally active badminton players (mean age = 22.07 ± 1.39 years old) were recruited and divided into three groups; i) step forward lunge (SFL), jump forward lunge (JFL) and control group (C...
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This study examine the developmental factors of Malaysian elite youth badminton players. The participants were badminton players from the national back-up players (n = 16) and youth state players (n = 20) from three states in Malaysia, chosen based on their performance in previous Malaysian Games. Retrospective analysis of the participants’ type an...
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This study was conducted to determine and compare the kinematics during step forward lunge (SFL) and jump forward lunge (JFL) in badminton. Fifteen university badminton players (mean age = 22.07 ± 1.39 years old) were recruited and were assigned to perform SFL and JFL while holding a badminton racquet using their dominant hand. Results showed that...
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This study was conducted to determine and compare the kinetics during step forward lunge (SFL) and jump forward lunge (JFL) in badminton. Fifteen university badminton players (mean age = 22.07 ± 1.39 years old) were recruited and were assigned to perform SFL and JFL while holding a badminton racquet using their dominant hand. For both dominant and...
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The purpose of this within-subjects counterbalanced design study is to elucidate the effects of different volumes of dynamic stretching on Repeated Sprint Ability (RSA) performance. Thirteen male team sport athletes perfromed a repeated sprint ability test consisting of a maximal 6 x 20 meter sprint (with 30s active recovery between each sprint) fo...
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This study was conducted to determine and compare the fascicle behaviour during forward lunge exercise with different loadings lifted. Thirty recreationally active, untrained men (mean age = 21 ± 0.83 years old) were recruited and were assigned to perform forward lunge with 30% 1RM (30FL) and 70% 1RM (70FL) with both their dominant and non-dominant...
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This study was conducted to examine the lower limb kinematics during roundhouse kick in MuayThai. Fifteen MuayThai novices (mean age = 21.52 ± 1.09 years old) with 2-3 months experiences in MuayThai training were recruited and were asked to perform roundhouse kick for each side of legs (dominant and non-dominant). Joint angles and velocity between...
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This study aimed to examine the metabolic cost during tyre and rope functional training. 20 male youth aged between 20 and 24 years old with average age (22.05 ± 1.46) were recruited for this study. Participants involved in three types of exercise that uses rope and three types of exercise using a tire. Metabolic cost (Metabolic Equivalent of Task...
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This study was conducted to determine and compare the fascicle behaviour during step forward lunge (SFL) and jump forward lunge (JFL) in badminton. Fifteen university badminton players (mean age = 22.07 ± 1.39 years old) were recruited and were assigned to perform SFL and JFL while holding a badminton racquet using their dominant hand. Fascicle len...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the repeated sprint ability (RSA) performance among university soccer players. Twenty-four university representatives were voluntarily recruited as participants of this study and were asked to perform the RSA test that was modified which includes change of direction component in it. Participants were requ...
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Journal of Sports Science and Physical Education 6(1): 53-67, 2017 - Latihan jeda berintensiti tinggi (HIIT) merupakan salah satu kaedah latihan yang semakin popular pada masa kini dan biasa digunakan oleh ahli sukan dan juga pengamal kecergasan untuk meningkatkan prestasi. Tujuan kajian ini adalah untuk menentukan kesan latihan HIIT yang mengunaka...
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Obesity has been recognised as a major public health concern due to lack of physical activity and a sedentary lifestyle. The aim of this study was to determine the status of physical activity level and body mass index (BMI) among youth living in low-cost housing in Kuala Lumpur. The respondents were youths aged between 15 and 25 (19.80, SD=3.17) ye...
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This paper aims to discuss the influence of social environment on the lifestyle of youth in the rural area. The social environment refers to the immediate physical and social setting in which youth live or in which something happens or develops. It includes the public amenities provided by the authority to be used by the public. A healthy lifestyle...
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This study was conducted to determine and compare the muscle activity during step forward lunge (SFL) and jump forward lunge (JFL) in badminton. Fifteen university badminton players (mean age = 22.07 ± 1.39 years old) were recruited and were assigned to perform SFL and JFL while holding a badminton racquet using their preferred hand. Muscle activat...
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This article aims to provide a systematic review of the sports science-based research that has been done on the sport of Muay Thai boxing. The first phase of the process involved a search made using several research databases, using specific keywords. Muay Thai related articles that were selected were then reviewed and categorized into classificati...
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Background: Previous studies have demonstrated the existence of relationship between muscle architecture and performance and how training could alter the architecture of muscles. Objective: The purpose of this study is to determine and compare the effects of step versus jump forward lunge training on muscle architecture among badminton players. Mat...