Degree Name

MA (Master of Arts)

Program

Kinesiology and Sport Studies

Date of Award

8-2015

Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

Dr. Satoshi Mizuguchi

Committee Members

Ashley A. Kavanaugh, Michael H. Stone, Brad H. DeWeese

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between estimated absolute and relative squat strength and a static jump protocol with potential to provide desirable training adaptation data to practitioners in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. Forty-one young (20.80 ± 2.44 years), healthy volunteers reported estimated back squat 1RM’s based on the most recent training block and completed a static jump protocol. Males (n=19, est. 1RM 141.29 ± 32.02kg) and female (n=22, est. 1RM 71.56 ± 19.64kg) jump data revealed large to very large correlations between squat strength, mean jump heights of jumps and other calculated variables.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Copyright

Copyright by the authors.

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