Drop jumping. I. The influence of jumping technique on the biomechanics of jumping.

@article{Bobbert1987DropJI,
  title={Drop jumping. I. The influence of jumping technique on the biomechanics of jumping.},
  author={Maarten F. Bobbert and Peter A. Huijing and G J van Ingen Schenau},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1987},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={332-8}
}
In the literature, drop jumping is advocated as an effective exercise for athletes who prepare themselves for explosive activities. When executing drop jumps, different jumping techniques can be used. In this study, the influence of jumping technique on the biomechanics of jumping is investigated. Ten subjects executed drop jumps from a height of 20 cm and counter-movement jumps. For the execution of the drop jumps, two different techniques were adopted. The first technique, referred to as… CONTINUE READING

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