1986 年 18 巻 3 号 p. 30-38
The purpose of this study has been to examine (1) the effects of Kendo practice on physical strength and skills of women, and (2) the correlations between practice frequency and improvement of women's Kendo skills.
Eleven women at the ages of 18-20 have been chosen as subjects. The subjects were divided into two groups-Group A (five practice sessions/week) and Group B (one practice session/week).
This study indicates the following two findings: (1) In terms of physical strength, the training has been proven to be effective in the areas of “Structure and function” (Physical fitness) in both groups. (2)With regard to skills, an improvement has been seen in such techniques as kote-men.