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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318276c353
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Tests of Vertical Jump: Countermovement Jump With Arm Swing and Reaction Jump With Arm Swing

Acero, Rafael Martín PhD; Sánchez, José Andrés PhD; Fernández-del-Olmo, Miguel PhD

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Abstract

SUMMARY: THE AIM OF THIS ARTICLE IS TO ADAPT 2 VERTICAL JUMP TESTS OF LARGE COORDINATIVE COMPLEXITY AND LARGE DEMAND FOR THE NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEM AND PROPOSE STANDARD PROTOCOLS THAT PERMIT THE COMPARISON OF RECORDED DATA FROM DIFFERENT STUDIES. THESE TESTS ARE THE COUNTERMOVEMENT JUMP WITH ARM SWING AND THE REACTION JUMP WITH ARM SWING AFTER A DROP FROM A FREE HEIGHT WITH LIMITED FLEXION OF THE KNEES AND A BRIEF CONTACT TIME.

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