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Aerobic conditioning is a process whereby the heart and lungs are trained to pump blood more efficiently, allowing more oxygen to be delivered to muscles and organs.
Agility or nimbleness is the ability to change the body's position efficiently, and requires the integration of isolated movement skills using a combination of balance, coordination, speed, reflexes, strength, and endurance.
The All England Open Badminton Championships is the world's oldest badminton tournament, held annually in England.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Badminton Asia is the governing body of badminton in Asia.
The Badminton Asia Championships (the new name used for the first time in 2007 edition, formerly known as Asian Badminton Championships) is a tournament organized by the Badminton Asia to crown the best badminton players in Asia.
Badminton had its debut as an official medal sport at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Badminton had its debut at the 1992 Summer Olympics and has been contested in 6 Olympiads.
The Badminton Confederation Africa(BCA) (formerly known as Badminton Confederation of Africa) is the governing body of badminton in Africa.
Badminton England is the national governing body for the sport of badminton in England.
Badminton Europe (BE) is the governing body of badminton in Europe.
Badminton House is a large country house and Grade I Listed Building in Badminton, Gloucestershire, England, and has been the principal seat of the Dukes of Beaufort since the late 17th century, when the family moved from Raglan Castle, which had been ruined in the English Civil War.
Badminton Oceania (BOC) is the governing body of badminton in Oceania.
The Badminton Pan Am (BPAC) organisation is the governing body for the sport of badminton in the Americas and is recognized as such by the Badminton World Federation - BWF.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is the international governing body for the sport of badminton recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Ball badminton is a sport native to India.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
Battledore and shuttlecock, or jeu de volant, is an early game related to that of modern badminton.
Biomechanics is the study of the structure and function of the mechanical aspects of biological systems, at any level from whole organisms to organs, cells and cell organelles, using the methods of mechanics.
The British people, or the Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies.
The BWF Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.
The BWF Super Series is a series of Grade 2 badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF).
The BWF World Championships (formerly known as IBF World Championships, also known as the World Badminton Championships) is a badminton tournament sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF).
The BWF World Junior Championships (also known as the World Junior Badminton Championships) is a tournament organized by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to crown the best junior badminton players (under-19) in the world.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
A cone is a three-dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a flat base (frequently, though not necessarily, circular) to a point called the apex or vertex.
Cork is an impermeable buoyant material, the phellem layer of bark tissue that is harvested for commercial use primarily from Quercus suber (the cork oak), which is endemic to southwest Europe and northwest Africa.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
In fluid dynamics, drag (sometimes called air resistance, a type of friction, or fluid resistance, another type of friction or fluid friction) is a force acting opposite to the relative motion of any object moving with respect to a surrounding fluid.
Duke of Beaufort, a title in the Peerage of England, was created by Charles II in 1682 for Henry Somerset, 3rd Marquess of Worcester, a descendant of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester, legitimized son of Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset, a Lancastrian leader in the Wars of the Roses.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Eurasia is a combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia.
The European Badminton Championships is a tournament organized by the Badminton Europe (BE).
Feathers are epidermal growths that form the distinctive outer covering, or plumage, on birds and other, extinct species' of dinosaurs.
Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
A fullerene is a molecule of carbon in the form of a hollow sphere, ellipsoid, tube, and many other shapes.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
is a Japanese traditional game, similar to badminton without a net, played with a rectangular wooden paddle called a hagoita and a brightly coloured shuttlecock.
The Hong Kong Open is an annual badminton tournament held in Hong Kong since 1982, but it did not take place annually.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
Isaac Spratt (1799 – 1876) was a London toy dealer who wrote pamphlets describing the games of croquet and badminton and was influential in the early development of both.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.
In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion.
The Kingdom of Ireland (Classical Irish: Ríoghacht Éireann; Modern Irish: Ríocht Éireann) was a nominal state ruled by the King or Queen of England and later the King or Queen of Great Britain that existed in Ireland from 1542 until 1800.
Lead is a chemical element with symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number 82.
Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhides, mostly cattle hide.
Datuk Lee Chong Wei (born 21 October 1982) is a Malaysian professional badminton player.
Racket sports are games in which players use rackets to hit a ball or other object.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Motor coordination is the combination of body movements created with the kinematic (such as spatial direction) and kinetic (force) parameters that result in intended actions.
Natural rubber, also called India rubber or caoutchouc, as initially produced, consists of polymers of the organic compound isoprene, with minor impurities of other organic compounds, plus water.
A net, in its primary meaning, comprises fibers woven in a grid-like structure.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The newton (symbol: N) is the International System of Units (SI) derived unit of force.
Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides.
Olympic sports are sports that are contested in the Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games.
The Pan Am Badminton Championships is a tournament organized since 1977 by the Badminton Pan Am (BPA) to crown the best badminton players in the Americas.
In mathematics, a parabola is a plane curve which is mirror-symmetrical and is approximately U-shaped.
Polyurethane (PUR and PU) is a polymer composed of organic units joined by carbamate (urethane) links.
Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.
The pound-force (symbol: lbf, sometimes lbf) is a unit of force used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.
A projectile is any object thrown into space (empty or not) by the exertion of a force.
Pune, formerly spelled Poona (1857–1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai.
A racket or racquet is a sports implement consisting of a handled frame with an open hoop across which a network of strings or catgut is stretched tightly.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Samuel Groth (born 19 October 1987) is an Australian former professional tennis player.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
A shuttlecock (also called a bird or birdie) is a high-drag projectile used in the sport of badminton.
Sneakers (also known as athletic shoes, tennis shoes, gym shoes, sport shoes, runners, takkies, or trainers) are shoes primarily designed for sports or other forms of physical exercise, but which are now also often used for everyday wear.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Crossminton is a racket game which is often associated with the brand speedminton because of their historical relation.
The Sudirman Cup is the world mixed team badminton championship which takes place every two years.
The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.
A support can refer to a variety of structures in architecture that includes arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
The Thanjavur Maratha kingdom of the Bhonsle dynasty was a principality of Tamil Nadu between the 17th and 19th centuries.
The Thomas Cup, sometimes called the World Men's Team Championships, is an international badminton competition among teams representing member nations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), the sport's global governing body.
The Uber Cup, sometimes called the World Team Championships for Women, is a major international badminton competition contested by women's national badminton teams.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
The 1949 Thomas Cup was the inaugural tournament of Thomas Cup, the most important men's badminton team competition in the world.
The 1957 Uber Cup was the inaugural Uber Cup; a women's international team badminton championship promoted by Betty Uber.
The 1972 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1972), officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Munich, West Germany, from August 26 to September 11, 1972.
The 1st International Badminton Federation World Championships were held in Malmö, Sweden in 1977.
The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad (Korean), were an international multi-sport event celebrated from 17 September to 2 October 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.
The 1992 Summer Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1992; Catalan: Jocs Olímpics d'estiu de 1992), officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1992.
The 2009 Sudirman Cup (World Mixed Team Badminton Championships) was held in the Guangzhou Gymnasium in China from May 10 to May 17, 2009, having been arranged in December 2005.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.