Contributing factors to performance of a medicine ball explosive power test: a comparison between jump and nonjump athletes.

@article{Stockbrugger2003ContributingFT,
  title={Contributing factors to performance of a medicine ball explosive power test: a comparison between jump and nonjump athletes.},
  author={Barry A Stockbrugger and Robert G. Haennel},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={768-74}
}
The present study examined the factors contributing to performance of a backward overhead medicine ball throw (B-MBT) across 2 types of athletes. Twenty male volleyball players (jump athletes) and 20 wrestlers (nonjump athletes) were evaluated on 4 measures of power, including B-MBT, chest medicine ball throw (C-MBT), countermovement vertical jump (CMJ), and power index (PI). The athletes also completed 3 measures of strength: a 1-repetition-maximum (1RM) bench press (BP), a 1RM leg press (LP… CONTINUE READING