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Morgan Potter, John C. Spence, Normand Boulé, Jodie A. Stearns and Valerie Carson

(step test), musculoskeletal fitness (grip strength, push-ups, partial curls-ups, and vertical jump), and flexibility (sit and reach test). All participants were cleared for fitness testing by the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire ( 6 ). Before beginning the fitness testing, participants

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Michelle S. Rockwell, Madlyn I. Frisard, Janet W. Rankin, Jennifer S. Zabinsky, Ryan P. Mcmillan, Wen You, Kevin P. Davy and Matthew W. Hulver

Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. The participants completed a maximal-effort one-repetition parallel back squat, standing broad jump and standing vertical jump, and pull-ups and dips to failure. The testing protocols described in detail by the National Strength and Conditioning

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Jade A.Z. Haycraft, Stephanie Kovalchik, David B. Pyne and Sam Robertson

pathway players: 5-, 10-, and 20-m sprint; AFL agility; vertical jump (VJ); running VJ (right and left leg); and the 20-m multistage fitness test (MSFT). 1 , 18 As a result, physical fitness tests have proven to be useful for tracking career progression, recruiting trends, and players’ selection for

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Carlos Marta, Ana R. Alves, Pedro T. Esteves, Natalina Casanova, Daniel Marinho, Henrique P. Neiva, Roberto Aguado-Jimenez, Alicia M. Alonso-Martínez, Mikel Izquierdo and Mário C. Marques

, control; CM jump, countermovement vertical jump; RT, resistance training; SL jump, standing long jump; ST, suspension training. Experimental Design and Training Program From an initial sample of 74 boys who met the necessary requirements to participate, finally 57 were randomly assigned into 1 of 3 groups

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Mário A.M. Simim, Gustavo R. da Mota, Moacir Marocolo, Bruno V.C. da Silva, Marco Túlio de Mello and Paul S. Bradley

 al., 2017 ). Subsequently, these values were divided by body mass to include a relative measure. All players performed three countermovement jump with 30-s recovery between each jump. The players were instructed to use a preliminary movement by rapidly flexing the knee, before launching the body vertically

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Jason P. Brandenburg and Luisa V. Giles

a randomized, double-blind, placebo (PLA)-controlled crossover design. Participants visited the laboratory on four occasions. The first visit was to familiarize participants with the 8-km treadmill TT, countermovement vertical jump (CMVJ), and drop jump (DJ). Participants practiced both jump types

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Lucas A. Pereira, Rodrigo Ramirez-Campillo, Saul Martín-Rodríguez, Ronaldo Kobal, César C.C. Abad, Ademir F.S. Arruda, Aristide Guerriero and Irineu Loturco

fatigue, the acute responses of elite athletes to specific workouts (ie, technical, tactical, or physical training sessions) seem to be one of the most frequently examined topics. For example, Weakley et al 3 reported distinct vertical jump, perceptual, metabolic, and hormonal responses to traditional

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Irineu Loturco, Timothy Suchomel, Chris Bishop, Ronaldo Kobal, Lucas A. Pereira and Michael McGuigan

.34 Abbreviations: CMJ, countermovement jump; HS, half squat; JS, jump squat; MP, mean power; MPP, mean propulsive power; PP, peak power; 1RM, 1-repetition maximum; SJ, squat jump. Table 2 Correlations (±90% Confidence Intervals) Between Vertical Jump Performances and Sprinting Time With Maximum Dynamic Strength in

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Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver, Gregory D. Myer, Mark B. De Ste Croix, Josh Wass and Paul J. Read

sports such as soccer, with a lack of consistency among practitioners. 7 The drop vertical jump (DVJ) is one of the most commonly used screening tools within the literature, 4 , 8 , 9 and dynamic knee valgus measured during this test has previously been associated with a greater risk of anterior

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Konstantinos D. Tambalis, Stamatis Mourtakos and Labros S. Sidossis

school: (1) vertical jump (VJ; jump from a squatting position at the start) and (2) standing long jump (SLJ; jump as far as probable from a standing position). Both of these tests assess lower body explosive power. The following tests were also administered: (3) small ball throw (SBT) (1 kg) (SBT; with