Institutional members access full text with Ovid®

Share this article on:

Various Jump Training Styles for Improvement of Vertical Jump Performance

Waller, Mike PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT; Gersick, Matt MA, CSCS; Holman, Dustin BS, CSCS

Strength & Conditioning Journal: February 2013 - Volume 35 - Issue 1 - p 82–89
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318276c36e
Article

SUMMARY: THE IMPROVEMENT OF AN ATHLETE'S VERTICAL JUMPING ABILITY IS A VITAL CONTRIBUTION TO OVERALL SPORTS PERFORMANCE. VERTICAL JUMP PERFORMANCES OCCUR IN MULTIPLE SITUATIONS FROM A STATIC START, COUNTERMOVEMENT ACTION, APPROACH, AND IN RESPONSE TO LANDING. THE METHODS BY WHICH POWER IS ASSESSED MAY INFLUENCE THE DATA COLLECTED, AND THUS, CONSIDERATION SHOULD BE MADE ON THE MODE. THE SPECIFICS OF THE VARIOUS TYPES OF JUMPS WILL BE DISCUSSED IN THE ARTICLE, PROVIDING BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE MUSCULAR ACTIONS, JUMP TECHNIQUES, PROGRESSION, AND APPLICATION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF VERTICAL JUMP PERFORMANCE.

Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado

Mike Waller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Performance and Physical Education at Adams State University.

Figure. No caption a...

Matt Gersick is the Director of Strength and Conditioning, Head Strength and Conditioning for Football, and Assistant Track & Field Coach-Head Throws Coach at Adams State University.

Figure. No caption a...

Dustin Holman is an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and a graduate student in the Department of Human Performance and Physical Education at Adams State University.

Figure. No caption a...
© 2013 National Strength and Conditioning Association