Triple-hop distance as a valid predictor of lower limb strength and power.

  title={Triple-hop distance as a valid predictor of lower limb strength and power.},
  author={Rowan T. Hamilton and Sandra J. Shultz and Randy J. Schmitz and David H. Perrin},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  volume={43 2},
CONTEXT Hop tests are functional tests that reportedly require strength, power, and postural stability to perform. The extent to which a triple-hop distance (THD) test measures each of these characteristics is relatively unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine the extent to which the THD predicts performance on clinical measures of power, strength, and balance in athletic individuals. DESIGN Within-subjects correlational study. SETTING Station-based, preseason screening of athletes. PATIENTS OR… CONTINUE READING
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