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The relationship between reactive strength measures and sprinting performance

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Show simple item record Healy, Robin Smyth, Carol Harrison, Andrew J. 2019-03-12T12:47:41Z 2019-03-12T12:47:41Z 2017
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This study examined the relationships between reactive strength measures and sprint performance. Ten female sprinters performed bilateral vertical hops and drop jumps (DJs) from 0.3 m and 40 m sprints. Ground contact time, flight time, height jumped and the reactive strength index (RSI) were calculated during hops and drop jumps. Sprint times over 10, 20, 30 and 40 m were also assessed. High positive correlations, calculated using Pearson’s r correlations, were found between Hop RSI and DJ RSI (r = 0.672) with no other significant correlations found. Although RSI values in hopping and drop jumping are related they should not be used interchangeably as they represent somewhat distinct reactive strength qualities. The results suggest that RSI values, calculated during hopping and drop jumping, were not related to sprint performance. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher International Society of Biomechanics in Sport en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 35th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports;
dc.subject drop jumps en_US
dc.subject hopping en_US
dc.subject speed en_US
dc.title The relationship between reactive strength measures and sprinting performance en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US

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