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Kinetic and kinematic analysis for assessing the differences in counter-movement jump in rugby players

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dc.contributor.author Floría, Pablo
dc.contributor.author Gómez-Landero, Luis A
dc.contributor.author Suárez-Arrones, L
dc.contributor.author Harrison, Andrew J.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-29T15:05:06Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5160
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The aim of this study was to ascertain the differences in kinetic and kinematic profiles between better and poorer performers of the vertical jump within a homogeneous group of trained adults. Fifty rugby players were divided into low scoring (LOW) and high scoring (HIGH) groups based on their performance in the vertical jump. The force, velocity, displacement, and rate of force development (RFD)-time curves were analyzed to determine the differences between groups. The analysis of the data showed differences in all the patterns of the ensemble mean curves of the HIGH and LOW groups. During the eccentric phase, the differences in the HIGH group with respect to the LOW group were lower crouch position, higher downward velocity, and higher force and RFD during the braking of the downward movement. During the concentric phase, the HIGH group achieved higher upward velocity, higher force at the end of phase, and a higher position at takeoff. The higher jump performances seem to be related to a more effective stretch-shortening cycle function that is characterized by a deeper and faster countermovement with higher eccentric forces being applied to decelerate the downward movement leading to enhanced force generation during the concentric phase. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research;30 (9), pp. 2533-9
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000502
dc.rights Copyright © 2016 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. en_US
dc.subject stretch shortening cycle en_US
dc.subject force en_US
dc.subject velocity en_US
dc.subject displacement en_US
dc.subject rate of force development en_US
dc.title Kinetic and kinematic analysis for assessing the differences in counter-movement jump in rugby players en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2014-07-25T14:16:37Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2017-09-30
dc.embargo.terms 2017-09-30 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1564926
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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