The influence of squat depth on maximal vertical jump performance.

@article{Domire2007TheIO,
  title={The influence of squat depth on maximal vertical jump performance.},
  author={Zachary J. Domire and John Henry Challis},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={193-200}
}
An increase in the period over which a muscle generates force can lead to the generation of greater force and, therefore, for example in jumping, to greater jump height. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of squat depth on maximum vertical jump performance. We hypothesized that jump height would increase with increasing depth of squat due to the greater time available for the generation of muscular force. Ten participants performed jumps from preferred and deep squat positions. A… CONTINUE READING

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