RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VERTICAL JUMPS AND STARTING ACCELERATION IN SPRINT

  • Vojko Strojnik
  • Ales Dolenec
  • Katja Tomazin
Keywords: sprint, stride length, stride frequency, squat jump, countermovement jump

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to relate standardized vertical jumps with acceleration phase in sprint. Since vertical jumps employ typical kinetic chains and provide insight into basic movement strategies of the athlete, they may provide additional information about the nature of sprint acceleration phase.
Published
2007-12-12
Section
Coaching and Sports Activities