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The Single Leg Triple Hop for Distance Test

Williams, Mary EdD, LAT, ATC1; Squillante, Antonio Dott2; Dawes, Jay PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, TSAC-F, FNSCA3

Section Editor(s): Dawes, Jay PhD, CSCS*D, NSCACPT*D, FNSCA

Strength & Conditioning Journal: June 2017 - Volume 39 - Issue 3 - p 94–98
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000304
Columns: Exercise Technique
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ABSTRACT THE SINGLE LEG TRIPLE HOP FOR DISTANCE TEST IS AN EASY AND INEXPENSIVE METHOD OF ASSESSING A PLAYER'S INJURY RISK. THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF HOW TO PERFORM AND ANALYZE THE RESULTS OF THIS TEST.

1Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas;

2Platoon Fitness of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and

3University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Address correspondence to Dr. Mary Williams, mary.williams@shsu.edu.

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Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

The Exercise Technique Column provides detailed explanations of proper exercise technique to optimize performance and safety.

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COLUMN EDITOR: Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, TSAC-F, FNSCA

Mary L. Williamsis an Assistant Professor and athletic training program director at Sam Houston State University.

Antonio Squillanteis pursuing a Master's of Science degree in Kinesiology from AT Stills University.

Jay Dawesis an Assistant Professor of Strength and Conditioning and the coordinator for Athletic Performance Services at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.

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