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Descriptor English: Martial Arts
Descriptor Spanish: Artes Marciales
Descriptor Portuguese: Artes Marciais
Descriptor French: Arts martiaux
Entry term(s): Aikido
Arts, Martial
Fu, Gong
Gong Fu
Gongfu
Hap Ki Do
Judo
Jujitsu
Karate
Kung Fu
Tae Kwon Do
Wushu
Tree number(s): I03.450.642.845.560
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016139
Scope note: Activities in which participants learn self-defense mainly through the use of hand-to-hand combat. Judo involves throwing an opponent to the ground while karate (which includes kung fu and tae kwon do) involves kicking and punching an opponent.
Annotation: / inj: coordinate IM with specific injury (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IN injuries
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PH physiology
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Sports (1968-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
Related: Wrestling MeSH
DeCS ID: 29036
Unique ID: D016139
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/03/23
Revision Date: 2015/06/12
Martial Arts - Preferred
Concept UI M0024653
Scope note Activities in which participants learn self-defense mainly through the use of hand-to-hand combat. Judo involves throwing an opponent to the ground while karate (which includes kung fu and tae kwon do) involves kicking and punching an opponent.
Preferred term Martial Arts
Entry term(s) Arts, Martial
Hap Ki Do - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000600717
Preferred term Hap Ki Do
Judo - Narrower
Concept UI M0024650
Preferred term Judo
Karate - Narrower
Concept UI M0024651
Preferred term Karate
Jujitsu - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000600718
Preferred term Jujitsu
Tae Kwon Do - Narrower
Concept UI M0024654
Preferred term Tae Kwon Do
Aikido - Narrower
Concept UI M0024649
Preferred term Aikido
Wushu - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000600716
Preferred term Wushu
Kung Fu - Narrower
Concept UI M0024652
Preferred term Kung Fu
Entry term(s) Fu, Gong
Gong Fu
Gongfu



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