Validación de un protocolo para la medición del tiempo de reacción y tiempo de movimiento en esgrima

  1. Redondo Castán, Juan Carlos
  2. Alonso Temiño, C. J.
  3. Sedano Campo, Silvia
  4. Benito Trigueros, Ana María de
European Journal of Human Movement

ISSN: 0214-0071 2386-4095

Year of publication: 2013

Issue: 30

Pages: 13-22

Type: Article

More publications in: European Journal of Human Movement


In sport actions current technology related to the use of photo-cells presents great benefits for the measurement of the reaction time (TR) and movement time (TM). The current study tries to validate a measuring system of this times thorough a basic fencing´s action: lunge. Six voluntary experimented fencers took part in the study doing 24 lunges trials (4 attempts each fencer). TR and TM were measured with a DSD Laser System® with three peripherals and the measuring protocol was validated using a 3D video system with a motion capture system (Vicon, Oxford, UK) with 7 cameras at 100 Hz. Validity was determined p>0.001 (repeated measure ANOVA). To know the degree of relatedness of the results offered by DSD Laser System® in comparison with results registered in the Vicon, intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) was calculated for TR and TM (0.987 y 0.988). Therefore, the results registered by DSD Laser System® could be considered reliable using this protocol.

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