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Thomas Haugen, Gøran Paulsen, Stephen Seiler and Øyvind Sandbakk

example, the peak power measured in unilateral movements (running and cycling) is about half of bilateral movements such as a vertical jump. 38 , 40 , 41 Finally, the time–power curve is hyperbolic. 36 , 37 The steep left part of the curve shows that peak power drops substantially with only small

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Raúl Reina, Aitor Iturricastillo, Rafael Sabido, Maria Campayo-Piernas and Javier Yanci

the form of vertical jumping (VJ) has been deemed to be important for optimal performance in football and is considered in testing for fitness variation and talent selection. 2 However, because many activities in football (ie, acceleration capacity and change of direction ability) require a high

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Mehrez Hammami, Nawel Gaamouri, Gaith Aloui, Roy J. Shephard and Mohamed Souhaiel Chelly

30 m by 5 paired single beam photocells (Microgate, Bolzano, Italy). Three trials were separated by 6 to 8 minutes of recovery, with the best result for 30-m distance and the corresponding 5, 10, and 20 m being recorded as experimental trials. Vertical Jump After a 15-minute warm-up, flight times

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Martina A. Maggioni, Matteo Bonato, Alexander Stahn, Antonio La Torre, Luca Agnello, Gianluca Vernillo, Carlo Castagna and Giampiero Merati

2 max (% V ˙ O 2 max ). Blood lactate concentration (BLC) (Lactate Pro LT-1710; Arkray Factory Inc, Shiga, Japan) was obtained by small earlobe sampling 2 minutes after exhaustion. Vertical-Jump Assessment Series of 3 SJs and 3 CMJs were performed on a force platform (model Quattro Jump; Kistler

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Olfa Turki, Wissem Dhahbi, Sabri Gueid, Sami Hmaied, Marouen Souaifi and Riadh Khalifa

. Furthermore, in 8 professional British badminton athletes, a loaded warm-up was shown to positively affect COD speed but not vertical jump performance. 14 Authors observed enhanced COD speeds when using vests loaded at 5% and 10% BM, compared with an unloaded condition. 14 Specifically, the investigators 14

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Oliver Gonzalo-Skok, Alejandro Moreno-Azze, José Luis Arjol-Serrano, Julio Tous-Fajardo and Chris Bishop

current study was to compare the effects of performing different unilateral strength training interventions on unilateral horizontal, triple unilateral horizontal, bilateral and unilateral vertical jumping, and their related asymmetries in young soccer players. Methods Subjects Forty-five male young (U-17

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João Ribeiro, Luís Teixeira, Rui Lemos, Anderson S. Teixeira, Vitor Moreira, Pedro Silva and Fábio Y. Nakamura

a growing interest in developing training programs that specifically enhance performance during these powerful activities. Several strength–power training strategies result in significant soccer-specific physical performance changes, typically assessed by vertical jump, straight-line sprint, and

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Peter A. van de Hoef, Jur J. Brauers, Maarten van Smeden, Frank J.G. Backx and Michel S. Brink

-oriented jump exercises instead of only vertical jump exercises. A combination of vertical plus horizontal jump exercises seems to be more effective than solely vertical jump exercises in improving jump height. 19 Sprint Speed Sprint tests over 5 distances were assessed. Plyometric training significantly

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* Emidio Pacecca * Jye Tebble * Joel Hocking * Thomas Kempton * Aaron J. Coutts * 1 04 2020 14 10 2019 15 4 457 463 10.1123/ijspp.2019-0060 ijspp.2019-0060 The Effects of Cluster-Set and Traditional-Set Postactivation Potentiation Protocols on Vertical Jump Performance Antonio Dello Iacono

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of Handball Players During the World Championships in Qatar 2015 Marco Cardinale * Rodney Whiteley * Ahmed Abdelrahman Hosny * Nebojsa Popovic * 8 2017 12 7 908 915 10.1123/ijspp.2016-0314 A Comparison of Isometric Midthigh-Pull Strength, Vertical Jump, Sprint Speed, and Change